[users] dovecot RFX upgrade breakage

Matthew Feinberg matthew at choopa.com
Fri Dec 31 11:25:31 CET 2010

I second this motion. I had the same problem twice tonight with the SSL 


On 12/30/2010 01:12 PM, Greg Bailey wrote:
> I recently upgraded dovecot to 1.0.13-1.el5.rfx, and my SSL setup was 
> broken, as apparently the newer dovecot expects to find SSL 
> certificates in /usr/share/ssl, when the default CentOS 5 dovecot RPM 
> uses /etc/pki/dovecot.
> I understand the whole RFX replaces base packages thing, but shouldn't 
> we try to preserve the configuration file locations?  In this case an 
> upgrade changed default configuration in such a way as to break things...
> I was also unable to log in via imap; I get:
> dovecot: IMAP(username_goes_here): file_lock_dotlock() failed with 
> mbox file /var/mail/username_goes_here: Permission denied
> in /var/log/maillog.  Apparently there's something else I need to 
> change here...
> Thanks in advance for any advice with the dovecot upgrade!
> -Greg
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Matthew Feinberg
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