Error configuring unix_listener stats-writer
sami.ketola at dovecot.fi
Mon Feb 18 15:03:16 EET 2019
> On 18 Feb 2019, at 13.12, Peter Nabbefeld via dovecot <dovecot at dovecot.org> wrote:
> Am 18.02.19 um 11:34 schrieb Sami Ketola:
>>> On 18 Feb 2019, at 12.15, Peter Nabbefeld <peter.nabbefeld at gmx.de> wrote:
>>> Am 17.02.19 um 18:27 schrieb Sami Ketola:
>>>> Easy way is to use just one config file. That is what I have done for years.
>>> I'd preferred that, too, but it seems the 'modern' way - and I don't want to get any possible configuration issues on updates, so I won't change this.
>> If your distribution modifies config files on updates then it's time to switch to another distribution.
> Not the config files itself. But IIRC, the "main" config files have been changed in distros when the new style was introduced. Usually the main file wasn't overwritten, but a new file with an extension like "new" had been added.
Shame on those distros.
However even if you do use such lousy distro, you can work around it by just having ONE config file in the conf.d folder. That would then be the real config file.
> However, my laptop installation isn't as old, and every application I install already has the new style, and of course it has it pros when You get used to the structure of the config file, but if You're new to some application, You also have to learn about this structure for every new one ...
I wish that the split config default would have never been introduced. It's a nightmare.
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