[Dovecot] Dovecot DELIVER

Bruce Bodger bbodger at bodcon.com
Wed May 16 15:44:22 EEST 2007

On May 16, 2007, at 8:24 AM, Timo Sirainen wrote:

> On Wed, 2007-05-16 at 08:14 -0400, Bruce Bodger wrote:
>> I set /var/mail to sticky...
>> drwxrwxr-t   10 root    mail     340 May 16 08:11 mail
> You have to make it world-writable also. I'll update the wiki to  
> mention
> that too.

That may present a problem, Timo, as postfix's "local" LDA wants  
exclusivity on the files in /var/mail.

May 16 08:34:11 G518X2 postfix/local[26583]: 7E613630295:  
to=<me at example.com>, orig_to=<me at example.com>, relay=local,  
delay=581, status=deferred (cannot access mailbox /var/mail/bb for  
user bb. unable to lock for exclusive access: Resource temporarily  

I realize that the intent here is to have Dovecot's LDA replace  
Postfix's but it would seem logical if their behaviors (and  
expectations regarding directories) were in sync.


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