[Dovecot] Problems Creating Core Dumps

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Nov 20 06:11:59 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-11-19 at 21:28 -0800, Joseph D. Wagner wrote:
> Dovecot 1.0.rc15 crashed on my FC4 server, but it didn't create a core dump.

Which process crashed? With segfault or something else?

If you mean imap/pop3 process, then you need to change
mail_drop_priv_before_exec setting and also have a home dir (see

master and auth processes should write the core to /var/run/dovecot.
login processes can't really be made to write core file.

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