Description of problem:
Using fetchmail to suck mail off servers and feed it to my local dovecot server. The fetchmail rc file uses the "mda" directive to send them mail through /usr/libexec/dovecot/deliver.
Since some update of dovecot (not sure when, since I didn't notice right away), I now get the logs from running fetchmail filled up with:
lda(tweety,)Error: net_connect_unix(/var/run/dovecot/stats-writer) failed: Permission denied
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Steps to Reproduce:
permission denied errors
clean log files
Presumably if I make a /etc/dovecot/conf.d/90-stats.conf file and set access permissions on /var/run/dovecot/stats-writer to 0666, this will go away, but I have no idea if that is a reasonable solution in general. Seems like there ought to be a secure mechanism for deliver to write stats if it insists on trying.