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Old 07-02-2007, 11:40 AM   #1
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Dovecot: Missing POP3


I am using Gentoo Linux and I installed dovecot mda. the problem is that POP3 binary is missing from /usr/libexec/pop3 where it should be. I cant even find it nowhere else..

Is there any way to force the installation of pop3 in dovecot?

Old 07-08-2007, 10:23 AM   #2
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Looks like the pop3d has been disabled in the package USE flags.

Try installing again with:

> USE="pop3d" emerge dovecot

To check the USE flags seen by the installer, try:

> emerge --pretend --verbose dovecot


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