[Dovecot] Wait for interface to become available instead of dying?

Sebastian Arcus shop at open-t.co.uk
Mon Jun 10 12:45:41 EEST 2013

At the moment, if one of the interfaces specified with "listen=" in 
dovecot.conf is not up when Dovecot is started, then Dovecot just 
refuses to start. Is there an option to make Dovecot start anyway, and 
just use the interface when it becomes available? It is inconvenient to 
have Dovecot refuse to start during boot because some interface is 
temporarily not available.

Then again, maybe there is some strong security reasoning behind the way 
Dovecot behaves at the moment?

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