[Dovecot] Dovecot 2.1 stable packages for Debian?

Tomislav Mihalicek tomislav.mihalicek at gmail.com
Mon Jun 11 17:03:46 EEST 2012

Here you go...

cat /etc/apt/sources.list

# latest dovecot
# apt-get install debian-dovecot-auto-keyring
deb http://xi.rename-it.nl/debian/ stable-auto/dovecot-2.1 main
deb-src http://xi.rename-it.nl/debian/ stable-auto/dovecot-2.1 main

Krzysztof Trybowski wrote:
> Hello all,
> it is strange, but Dovecot 2.x still didn't make it into Debian (not
> even backports). It exists in testing, but that's still a long wait.
> OTOH there are official packages built every day (referenced from the
> download page). This puzzles me: why isn't there a build created from
> each stable, released version of Dovecot, so that users of Debian
> Stable could benefit from the new version, and run it on production
> environment? Could you (I mean — the Dovecot team) provide such
> packages? This wouldn't require any major amount of work, since you
> already have daily builds produced. You would just have to run that
> building system once per each released version and keep it available
> for download.
> The reason for this is relatively simple: I'm about to implement a new
> mail server, and I'd like to keep to Debian Stable while using Dovecot
> 2.x. This will make future updates much easier, as I won't have to
> face 1.2 -> 2.0 migration on a production system.
> Regards, KT
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