[Dovecot] Dovecot 2.1 stable packages for Debian?

Krzysztof Trybowski trybowski at aeropolis.pl
Mon Jun 11 14:23:23 EEST 2012

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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