[Dovecot] Arghh, dovecot-2 and lda

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sun Jul 18 23:33:17 EEST 2010

On 18.7.2010, at 21.28, Brandon Lamb wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 1:02 PM, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
>> On 18.7.2010, at 19.57, Brandon Lamb wrote:
>>> In my exim log i just see these
>>> 2010-07-18 11:51:08 1OaYOJ-0003Vn-2P == brandon at olypen.com
>>> R=router_pop T=dovecot_deliver defer (2): No such file or directory:
>>> failed to chdir to maildir:~/maildir:INDEX=~/maildir/dovecot-index
>> Actually, there is no such error message in Dovecot code. It's exim that logs this error..
> Right but that means exim is talking to dovecot-lda because it is
> getting the maildir:~/maildir value, no way exim could no that unless
> dovecot told it. So then there SHOULD be a log in debug or deliver
> from lda if exim got that showing *something* right?

Or is it possible that Exim looks up mail field as a home directory from the database? I think this error happens before dovecot-lda is even run (it's chdiring before running it).

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