[Dovecot] From Sendmail to Dovecot mdbox, what is missing.

Ben Morrow ben at morrow.me.uk
Tue Jan 1 18:57:23 EET 2013

At 10AM -0600 on  1/01/13 you (Torpey List) wrote:
> I was rereading man dovecot-lda and specifically the option "-d username". 
> it said that it is used typically with virutal users, but not necessarily 
> with system users.  I am doing system users; therefore I removed it from the 
> sendmail feature, but then I get the following error in maillog:
> Jan  1 10:28:39 nala sendmail[23041]: r01GScR4023040: smtpquit: mailer local 
> exited with exit value 64
> I googled, but did not find what value 64 meant.  Anyone have a list or a 
> clue what this error means?


    #define EX_USAGE        64      /* command line usage error */

Sendmail (and therefore other mail-processing software) is one of the
few traditional Unix programs to use these exit codes consistently, and
expect other programs to use them.


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