[Dovecot] RC7: its issues or mine?

Matthias Andree matthias.andree at gmx.de
Tue Aug 22 10:44:16 EEST 2006

Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> writes:

> On Mon, 2006-08-21 at 15:58 +0100, David Lee wrote:
>> 2. We have some Pine usage in our UNIX cluster.  Historically this has
>> taken advantage of the Pine "rsh mailmachine /etc/rimapd" ability to avoid
>> the need for the password: pre-authentication etc.  (Yes, we realise that
>> 'rsh' has security issues.)  But when I try making symlink "/etc/rimapd"
>> point to "/usr/dovecot/sbin/dovecot" this fails:
> "dovecot --exec-mail imap" is the correct way to do this.

Could you document this in some prominent place, inside the package?

While this is shown on http://wiki.dovecot.org/CommandLine, I find it
awkward to go online to check. While a Wiki is a good complement to
share some cheats, may I ask for a complete documentation to ship with
the Dovecot tarball? Some systems even have policies as to manual pages.

Matthias Andree

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