Subject: Re: confusing sasl option in postfix
To: None <>
From: Greg Troxel <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/01/2007 21:18:32
Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:

> On Sat, Dec 01, 2007 at 07:51:47PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> In mail/postfix, there are options sasl and dovecot-sasl.  Enabling just
>> dovecot-sasl results in a broken build because the smtpd.conf config
>> file is needed but not created.  I cannot figure out easily which of
>> this is generic to all sasl and which to dovecot vs cyrus.
>> I don't know why this just failed; I would think I've been rebuilding
>> postfix fairly often.
> It must have been broken in between. Note that dovecot-sasl exists to
> allow building Postfix with basic SASL support without pulling in all of
> Cyrus -- so forcing sasl for dovecot-sasl would completely defeat the
> purpose.

Fix committed - smtpd.conf is not declared a config file due to dovecot-sasl.