[arch-general] problems installing package courier-authlib

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Thu Jul 26 17:08:33 EDT 2012

On 07/26/2012 10:52 PM, Matias Hick wrote:
> Do you know any guide to configure postfix with dovecot?
> Thanks for the advise. I'll do some research about it.
> On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 5:42 PM, Sven-Hendrik Haase <sh at lutzhaase.com>wrote:
>> On 07/26/2012 10:30 PM, Matias Hick wrote:
>>> Hey,
>>> I'm trying to install courier-authlib but after installation it says
>>> "error: command failed to execute correctly".
>>> It looks like it's installed but I also have issues trying to start
>>> authdaemond (chown: invalid user: 'courier:courier').
>>> For any reason, it's expecting to have the courier user created and it's
>>> not. In the archwiki for postfix says nothing about creating that user.
>>> Regards.
>>> Any idea how to solve this?
>>> I'd appreciate your help!
>>> Matt.
>> As the former maintainer for the courier chain I highly recommend you
>> use dovecot instead. It is much easier and breaks much less.

Why not just use the guide I wrote:

Also please bottom post.
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