[Dovecot] mail_chroot problems / dovecot 1.1rc4

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Apr 4 09:51:15 EEST 2008

On Apr 3, 2008, at 11:33 AM, Michal Soltys wrote:

> dovecot will try to chroot into /home/home/admin with the following  
> message in logs, in my case:
> Fatal: chdir(/home/home/admin) failed with uid 1999: No such file or
> directory
> The same happens if I use per-user chroot= option in userdb, f.e. in  
> passwd-file

Right. If you use mail_chroot or chroot, the home directory points  
under the chroot. I guess it might be also useful for it not to do  
that, but I can't change that without breaking backwards  
compatibility, and I'm not sure if it's worth it to add yet another  
setting just for that.

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