[Dovecot] Can't change permissions for /var/spool/postfix/dovecot.index.log

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Aug 4 00:08:06 EEST 2006

On Wed, 2006-07-26 at 00:33 +1000, James Brown wrote:
> For some reason i can't change the permissions on /var/spool/postfix/ 
> dovecot.index.log from postfix to dovecot, or anything else.
> I changed all the files in /var/spool/postfix to be owner postfix so  
> that postfix wouldn't complain about insufficient priviledges.
> I'm running MacOS X 10.4.7.
> I can change it all I want, but the owner and group changes do not  
> 'stick' - they simply stay at postfix.
> Does anyone have any ideas?
> Can I have the index and index.log files elsewhere?

The index files really shouldn't be there at all.

What have you set in default_mail_env? Or are you trying to read mails
as postfix user or something?
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