Postfix 2.10 changes fifo to unix

Philip Taffner philip.taffner at
Tue Apr 16 20:38:55 IST 2013


just wanted to let you know that I ran into a problem today after
upgrading to Postfix 2.10.0. In this new version the has
changed and unix instead of fifo is used for qmgr and pickup by default [0].

After the upgrade I noticed that incoming mails stayed in the incoming
queue a long time before getting delivered.

I checked the log and MailScanner was complaining:

KickMessage failed as couldn't write to /var/spool/postfix/public/qmgr,
No such device or address

After changing the qmgr entry back to fifo in, everything
works as before.

I think this a MailScanner problem? If it is, probably it needs to be
fixed in upcoming versions?

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