[dovecot] Re: dovecot RPM for Red Hat Linux

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Apr 14 18:22:19 EEST 2003

On Mon, 2003-04-14 at 08:58, Warren Togami wrote:
> RH init script problem
> ======================
> Another problem happens during RH's init scripts after you reboot.  By default
> dovecot uses /var/run/dovecot/login/ as a directory to create unix sockets for
> login.  RH's init script displays an error messages when I tries to remove
> /var/run/*/* files because it is a directory, not a file.  I changed dovecot's
> default to /var/run/dovecot and it now avoids this error.

Rather make a new directory for it, eg. /var/run/dovecot-login.
Currently it's not that important, but it might change in future. Or
actually I think it breaks if Dovecot is started via inetd, because it
creates a socket in /var/run/dovecot which would conflict with auth

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