[Dovecot] --with-PACKAGE is not recognized (dovecot 2.0.rc2)

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat Jul 10 21:53:24 EEST 2010

On 10.7.2010, at 19.51, Timo Sirainen wrote:

>> When you specify --prefix=P it puts its libraries under P/lib/dovecot
>> and programs under P/libexec/dovecot.
> Yes, because again the typical use case is --prefix=/usr, and Dovecot definitely shouldn't put its plugins to /usr/lib

Actually this isn't a good idea in any case, especially with v2.0:

prefix/lib/ contains libdovecot*.so libraries
prefix/lib/dovecot/ contains plugins

Perhaps there should be a separate --plugindir parameter for that. You'd then have:


or something.

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