No examples or default configuration for mail/dovecot2 ?

Greg Rivers gcr+freebsd-ports at
Mon Dec 23 21:12:37 UTC 2013

I built mail/dovecot2 from ports on a recent 9.2-STABLE machine using the 
default options and found that neither the examples nor a default 
configuration seem to be installed:

$ pkg info dovecot | head -25
Name           : dovecot
Version        : 2.2.9
Origin         : mail/dovecot2
Architecture   : freebsd:9:x86:64
Prefix         : /usr/local
Categories     : mail ipv6
Licenses       : MIT or LGPL21
Maintainer     : bra at
WWW            :
Comment        : Secure and compact IMAP and POP3 servers
Options        :
 	DOCS           : off
 	EXAMPLES       : on
 	GSSAPI         : off
 	KQUEUE         : on
 	LDAP           : off
 	LIBWRAP        : off
 	LUCENE         : off
 	MYSQL          : off
 	PGSQL          : off
 	SOLR           : off
 	SQLITE         : off
 	SSL            : on
 	VPOPMAIL       : off
$ pkg info -l dovecot | fgrep /etc/

In particular, no /usr/local/etc/dovecot/ directory is created.

The distfile contains the example files in doc/example-config/, but with 
the exception of dovecot-openssl.cnf and, they aren't installed. 
Setting option DOCS on does not result in any additional files being 
installed either.

Is this intentional?

Greg Rivers

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