Re: cyrus --> dovecot
On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 17:29:40 +0200, Móczik Gábor wrote:
> I want cyrus-imapd and dovecot-imapd both installed simultaneously until
> migrating all the mails from Cyrus and testing the new service.
> The problem is, that apt want to remove Cyrus if I install dovecot.
What's the exact output you get from apt?
> Is there a technical reason for this restriction?
At a first glance I see none, both packages should be able to coexist in
the same system. A different thing would be that you wanted to use both
services at the same time in the same host using the standard ports...
> I think, it will not cause any problems if I run dovecot on different
> port, and when I finshed the migration and testing I remove Cyrus
Yup, I also think so. Having a virtual/spare machine for testing these
things can help in such cases.
> Is there a way not to automatically remove Cyrus?
I wonder what package/rule is the reason for the "break" or "conflict"
> It's not an option to stop IMAP service for hours or so.
I'm curious about the replacement, may I ask why you want to replace
Cyrus for Dovecot?