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Bug#706217: release-notes: mention manual upgrade path for dovecot

Control: tags -1 + wheezy

On Fri, 2013-04-26 at 16:17 +0200, Dominik George wrote:
> The dovecot packages have a new major release in wheezy (Dovecot 1 vs.
> Dovecot 2). Almost nothing remained the same - the maintainer as wel as
> upstream have chosesn to make the two versions heavily incompatible.
> The upgrade needs a lot of manual work to convert the
> configuration to the new format and also parameters for integration with
> MTAs changed.
> If the release team wants to add a section about that in the release
> notes, please notify me and I will happily create one.

http://wiki2.dovecot.org/Upgrading/2.0 suggests that a lot of
configuration should still work, albeit with noisy warnings. I'm not
sure how well their suggested upgrade approach works with Debian's
configuration, admittedly.

In any case, if you'd like to draft some text then I'd be happy to look
at including it.



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