[CentOS] [MASSMAIL] Re: yum update (first in a long time) - /var/log/dovecot no longer used
billings at negate.org
Fri May 6 14:51:59 UTC 2016
On Fri, May 06, 2016 at 03:18:03PM +0100, Gary Stainburn wrote:
> I do have to concede that the update did update a great deal of RPM's and
> probably some by a number of versions. This no doubt is the reason I now
> have a reasonable sized number of changes I need to deal with (including
> keep_environment in EXIM, and journals moving on Dovecot )
Dovecot hasn't been updated since CentOS 7.2.1511 was released, as far
as I can tell. Looking at the default configuration,
/etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-logging.conf indicates the default is to log to
syslog. Perhaps you had a custom configuration that was overwritten?
The RPM shouldn't have overwritten anything in /etc/dovecot though.
As for Exim, that's packaged in EPEL, and the EPEL maintainer can bump
the version mid-point-release.
For what its worth, I have some production services that rely on
packages in EPEL, and I maintain a private mirror so I can push out
changes after testing. I also watch the epel-package-announce list to
keep on top of all the changes in EPEL.
One thing I noticed was that the latest EPEL release has this in
[ 1 ] Bug #1323775 - Default /etc/exim/exim.conf does not have
Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>
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