[Dovecot] installing dovecot on Mac OS X

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Oct 20 21:59:20 EEST 2004

On 20.10.2004, at 21:48, Alan Schmitt wrote:

> # Note that this file is consulted when the system is running in 
> single-user
> # mode.  At other times this information is handled by one or more of:
> # lookupd DirectoryServices
> # By default, lookupd gets information from NetInfo, so this file will
> # not be consulted unless you have changed lookupd's configuration.
> # This file is used while in single user mode.

Actually userdb = passwd doesn't actually use /etc/passwd. It uses 
getpwent() function which apparently in OSX uses lookupd which uses 

So, passdb = pam, userdb = passwd should work anyway :)
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