index worker 2.3.7 undefined symbol errors (more info)

Timo Sirainen timo at
Mon Jul 22 15:32:37 EEST 2019

On 21 Jul 2019, at 23.14, Dirk Koopman via dovecot <dovecot at> wrote:
> Some supplemental information:
> This is happening on every email delivered into Dovecot via LMTP. The curious things are that the message is a) successfully delivered and b) sieved into the correct directory. 
> Another observation is that:
> mail_deliver_ctx_get_log_var_expand_table
> is defined globally in core/src/lib-lda/mail-deliver.c (and used there) but the ONLY external call in the entire dovecot tree is from pigeonhole/src/plugins/lda-sieve/lda-sieve-log.c. 
> I am not using lda but it seems to be part of core. So, as I am only using lmtp, why is pigeonhole using lda-sieve at all? 

It's part of lib-lda, which is also used by lmtp.

> Can I work around the error message by some config magic (as I did by calling the correct plugin for imap_sieve) or is this an actual bug? Could this be fixed simply by including mail-deliver.h in lda-sieve-log.c? 

I think you're not linking lmtp binary correctly somehow. That symbol should be part of it:

% nm /usr/libexec/dovecot/lmtp | grep mail_deliver_ctx_get_log_var_expand_table
0000000000061960 T mail_deliver_ctx_get_log_var_expand_table

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