[Dovecot] Restarting dovecot periodically fails with "Socket already exists: /var/run/dovecot/anvil"
tss at iki.fi
Sat Nov 5 19:20:19 EET 2011
On Thu, 2011-10-13 at 16:13 +0100, James Page wrote:
> restarting dovecot regularly fails with version 2.0.13 on Ubuntu 11.10
> due to a running child process exiting after the main dovecot process.
> Oct 13 15:04:58 ubuntu dovecot: master: Error: service(anvil): Socket
> already exists: /var/run/dovecot/anvil
> This is an Ubuntu specific issue as we use upstart to manage dovecot
> which monitors the status of the main dovecot process; the Debian init
> script appears to make provision for this happening.
http://hg.dovecot.org/dovecot-2.1/rev/6894298ae5fd should apply to v2.0
as well, but since it's a bit large change I don't know if I should
backport it, at least without some more testing.
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