> Friday, November 20, 2009, 11:40:28 AM, you wrote:
> CL> Hi,
> CL> I'm trying to set up dovecot with vpopmail on a Debian Lenny
> CL> system. I have modified the package from dotdeb.org to use MySQL.
> CL> Now, that gives me binaries that work fine (i.e. vchkpw, vadd...,
> CL> etc. work fine) but dovecot just doesn't want to do the
> CL> authentication right.
> CL> I tried a web search but I only found posts describing the same
> CL> problem never a solution.
> CL> Cheers,
> CL> Christian
> Sorry if this solution is unacceptable, but why bother with packages?
> Both vpopmail and dovecot compile nicely from sources and you can tune
> them to your liking.
Yeah, I've thought about that. However, I like keeping the development
packages off my production machines and for that packages are usually
the most convenient. Funny enough, I've tried my packages on another
Debian machine now which had the dev packages installed and everything
seems to work there. So, I suppose it's some kind of weird dependency