[Dovecot] upgrade 1.0.15-2.3+lenny1 to 1.2.9-1~bpo50+1

Nikolay Shopik shopik at inblock.ru
Thu Feb 11 10:04:43 EET 2010

On 11.02.2010 5:11, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> System:			Debian 5.0.4 Lenny
> Kernel:			custom built from kernel.org source
> Dovecot:		1.0.15-2.3+lenny1
> Available:		1.2.9-1~bpo50+1
> Mailbox format:		mbox
> Storage location:	/home/$user/mail/ on ext2 fs
> Delivery:		Postfix 2.5.5 local to /var/mail/$user
> As you can see Debian has a backport package of Dovecot 1.2.9 available to Lenny
> users, and it appears it is a big jump forward in terms of elapsed time and
> codebase.
> Debian ships Dovecot in a collection of 6 packages.  I currently only use two,
> dovecot-common and dovecot-imapd.  I'm guessing it would probably be wise to
> shutdown all my current Dovecot processes before starting the upgrade.
> Before I do this upgrade I figured I'd ask first to see if there are any gotchas
> or explosions awaiting me.  Any warnings, hints, pointers anyone?  Timo?
> Thanks.
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