[Dovecot] Getting rid of the common newbie problems

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue May 22 01:10:22 EEST 2007

On Sun, 2007-05-20 at 20:15 -0400, Francisco Reyes wrote:
> I think "mail.info" may be a better choice, although this may be somewhat OS 
> dependant. Many people may not even know where their syslog configuration 
> file is or even how to configure it. Because of this whatever is the most 
> commonly used syslog call may be the best choice.
> In FreeBSD there is a default "mail.info".
> Anyone familiar with Linux Distros and/or other BSDs know how common is an 
> entry for ""mail.info"" in syslog.conf.

But are you saying that Dovecot should log errors also with "info" level
by default? That might be newbie-friendly but I'm not sure if it's
otherwise such a good idea.

Looks like Dovecot currently uses "info" for info/debug messages, "err"
for errors and "crit" for fatals/panics.

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