[Dovecot] Feature Request - starting dovecot, config file behavior

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Mon Apr 21 20:22:30 EEST 2008

On 4/21/2008 1:15 PM, Scott Silva wrote:
>> So - how hard would it be to make dovecot simply accept the last 
>> defined setting read, instead of refusing to start?

> That seems like a major change in function. To some admins it would be 
> like suddenly having to drive your car from the other side. Maybe Timo 
> will see it your way, but maybe not. And anything else that is parsing 
> the config file might also get confused, like someones custom web 
> frontend to config files.
> If this major a change was added, it might be better to add it to the 
> 2.0 tree.

According to Timo - and I confirmed... this is the way it works NOW...


Best regards,


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