AW: Re: [Dovecot] [OT] Apple access to localhost imap whe n nonetwork

Johannes Berg johannes at
Mon Nov 29 11:10:34 EET 2004

Timo Sirainen said:

> dovecot.conf is only read by dovecot binary, so it's not used if you
> run imap binary directly. But instead of doing that, you could run:
> dovecot --exec-mail imap
> which reads dovecot.conf and executes imap binary. Mostly useful just
> so that you don't have to try to figure out what environment variables
> to use for what settings.

Nice to know, thanks!


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