[Dovecot] Re: Timezone of logentries from dovecot (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
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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