[Dovecot] need some help please

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed May 23 14:12:36 EEST 2007

On Tue, 2007-05-22 at 08:39 -0700, Scott Silva wrote:
> Timo Sirainen spake the following on 5/22/2007 5:38 AM:
> > On Mon, 2007-05-21 at 16:09 -0700, Scott Silva wrote:
> >> # Protocols we want to be serving: imap imaps pop3 pop3s
> >> # If you only want to use dovecot-auth, you can set this to "none".
> >> #protocols = imap imaps pop3 pop3s
> >> </quote>
> >>
> >> So this is NOT the default, although the conf file states such?
> > 
> > Where did you get the config file? The default config file that comes in
> > tarball is the same as in http://dovecot.org/doc/dovecot-example.conf
> > and there's no pop3 in the protocols line. If some distribution changed
> > that, it should be fixed.
> > 
> This was from an RPM created in one of the CentOS add-on packagers.
> I ran a dovecot -n against this being commented and un- commented and didn't
> see any difference. The packager must have found a way to change the defaults.
> Can that be done at compile time or could the code have been modified?

Yes. So I guess the Centos package really changed the defaults and
there's no problem.

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