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1 Build Instructions
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4 For most people, the usual:
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6 ./configure
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7 make
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8 sudo make install
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10 is enough. This installs Dovecot under /usr/local.
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12 If you have installed some libraries into locations which require special
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13 include or library paths, you can give them in CPPFLAGS and LDFLAGS
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14 environment variables. For example:
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16 CPPFLAGS=-I/opt/openssl/include LDFLAGS=-L/opt/openssl/lib ./configure
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18 See ./configure --help for a list of all available configure options.
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19 See http://wiki.dovecot.org/CompilingSource for more information.
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21 Running
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24 Rename configuration file:
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26 mv /usr/local/etc/dovecot-example.conf /usr/local/etc/dovecot.conf
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28 Read through, and make needed modifications.
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30 Once everything is configured, there's two ways to start Dovecot:
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32 1) Run "dovecot" binary which does everything.
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34 2) Start it via inetd or similiar by executing "imap-login" or "pop3-login"
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35 binaries. If you're listening in SSL port, add --ssl parameter.
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37 See Wiki for more information about configuration. If you're in a hurry, go
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38 at least through http://wiki.dovecot.org/QuickConfiguration
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43 Dovecot used to support both GNUTLS and OpenSSL libraries, but nowadays
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44 only the OpenSSL code is working.