maildrop error...

Simon Matter simon.matter at
Tue Feb 17 01:55:54 EST 2004

> Lindner said:
>> Cyrus is logging everything to local6 syslog facility. You could
>> reconfigure your syslogd: "local6.*  /var/log/imapd.log". While keeping
>> on eye on /var/log/imapd.log, you should have a look at /var/log/mail as
>> well.
> Actually, this brings up something that I've been meaning to look into,
> but haven't gotten around to yet.
> I installed Cyrus on my RedHat 7.3 box using Simon Matter's source RPMs.
> I have syslog configured as above for local6.*.  However, I don't see
> anything being logged to imapd.log.  Instead everything is going into
> maillog.
> Simon: did you modify the code to use the mail facility instead of local6?
>  Or was it a build configuration option that I missed?

Yes, I did change it. The logging facility in the rpm is MAIL.
And yes, it's a build time option, check doc/README.buildoptions.



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