[Dovecot] Re: Timezone of logentries from dovecot (Timo Sirainen)

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue May 4 20:17:26 EEST 2004

On Sun, 2004-05-02 at 12:33, Lars Skovgaard wrote:
> > It's because the logging process is chrooted, doesn't have TZ env. var.
> > set, and doesn't have a correct /etc/localtime (or whatever your libc
> > uses) _inside_ the chroot directory.  Therefore its timezone is the
> > default, UTC (formerly known as GMT).
> As I understand it, it would be a good idea to come up with a more 
> permanent fix. However, I have no idea where to begin. Timo writes 
> about making all logging go through the dovecot-master process – can 
> anyone point me in the direction of information on how to accomplish 
> this?

The permanent fix will be to use 1.0 (pre)releases once they become
stable. The current test releases aren't yet. Until then login_chroot =
no isn't really bad either, it just drops extra safety against possible
security holes in Dovecot.

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