new Centos server install yum dependancy error

Voytek Eymont voytek at
Fri Feb 22 15:43:58 EET 2019

On Sat, February 23, 2019 12:31 am, Gerald Galster via dovecot wrote:
> Hello Voytek,
> the *-devel packages include header files that are only needed if you
> want to compile something, they are not needed for running a dovecot
> server. Likewise the *debuginfo packages, they contain information that is
> helpful for debugging dovecot.
> Your problem is here:
> Error: Package: 2:dovecot-lua- (dovecot-2.3-latest)
> Requires: dovecot = 2:
> Available: 1:dovecot-2.2.36-3.el7.i686 (base)
> dovecot = 1:2.2.36-3.el7
> If you want to install dovecot-lua- you need dovecot
> but the repository you configured has 2.2.36-3. Your output shows you're
> using the base repository, which is from centos. Your are not using the
> dovecot repo. Maybe you need to enable it - look for enabled=0 in
> /etc/yum.d/* files and change
> to enabled=1 or stay with 2.2.36 from centos.

Gerald, thanks.

hmmm, I have enabled=1, I've copied .repo from dovecot page, what did I
screw up ?

# dovecot --version
2.2.36 (1f10bfa63)

[root at c7 yum.repos.d]# cat dovecot.repo
name=Dovecot 2.3 CentOS $releasever - $basearch


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