Cyrus-sasl2 initializes sql plugin without a reason

Oleg Tarasov subscriber at
Thu Apr 14 08:50:55 UTC 2005


I've installed Postfix + Cyrus-sasl2 + Cyrus-IMAP + MySQL
I have built Cyrus-sasl2 with the following line:


meaning no sql support required from cyrus-sasl2 itself and reading
Makefile tells me that --enable-sql option is not present.

The result is as follows - everything works just fine, but I recieve
the following error message:

postfix/smtpd [?????]: sql select option missing
postfix/smtpd [?????]: auxpropfunc error no mechanism available

every time smtpd starts (on heavy mail load this happens once a

This means (as I can understand sources) that sasl tries to initialize
sql plugin. I don't see why this has to happen as
  1) during build this option is disabled
  2) pwcheck_method: authdaemond in my smtpd.conf

Config file /usr/local/lib/sasl2/smtpd.conf
                       ^^^ - WHO HAD THIS IDEA?
is definitely read by sasl as it successfully uses authdaemond for

Everything works just fine but errors annoy (as they go to my 1st
console and I expect only critical errors there)

Best regards,
 Oleg Tarasov                          mailto:subscriber at

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