[Dovecot] Upgrading 1.2 to 2.x

Benny Pedersen me at junc.eu
Wed Mar 6 08:19:16 EET 2013

Reindl Harald skrev den 2013-03-05 22:50:
> Am 05.03.2013 22:24, schrieb Benny Pedersen:
>> Simon Brereton skrev den 2013-03-05 15:30:
>>>> honestly, especially because "a lot has changed between them"
>>>> I would start from scratch.
>> as same as saying if new iso file is out anyone need to delete there 
>> old servers ?
> and you think convert a configration file to a new syntax is the
> same as reinstall the whole OS?

does it matter what i think ?, or what problem others have ?

>>> I'd prefer to have a semi-decent config to work from without having 
>>> to
>>> research 100 new variable names and values.  The migration tool 
>>> exists for
>>> a reason.
>> dovecot -n is simple enough, but what about layouts ?, and will 
>> dovecot 2.x understand maildirs same way as it was
>> under dovecot 1.x, nothing changed ?
>> wiki.dovecot.org still exists so it should be safe to stay on 1.x :)
> well you can also use CentOS5...................

no go, i will not use any precompiled problems

> you can also use PHP 5.2...............

and i can compile with gcc 2.95 still ?

> but does it make sense over the long?

you ask to much :)

> problems are not solved by sit them out

thats why i use opensource, maybe i get it wrong, but this is my life

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