postfix, dovecot, mysql

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Apr 23 04:46:54 PDT 2009

On Apr 23, 2009, at 06:40, Scott Haneda wrote:

> On Apr 23, 2009, at 3:08 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Apr 23, 2009, at 04:53, Scott Haneda wrote:
>>> On Apr 23, 2009, at 2:49 AM, Scott Haneda wrote:
>>>> On start of postfix, I get two errors:
>>>> root at catalyst:/opt/local/etc/postfix/ $postfix start
>>>> postsuper: warning: bogus file name: maildrop/.turd_postfix
>>> This one is not permissions, and needs to be removed, what  
>>> repercussions does this have on the port process?
>> Probably nothing. It'll come back next time you reinstall or  
>> upgrade the port.
> I seem to recall a discussion where it was a tactic used to prevent  
> the deletion of a directory.  Since maildrop is a pretty important  
> directory, where do I confirm that this dir can not get deleted on  
> a reinstall or upgrade of the port?

Yes, it prevents the deletion of the directory, by MacPorts, during  
the destroot phase, which it would otherwise do because the directory  
in the destroot would otherwise be empty. MacPorts will not delete  
directories that are not empty.

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