[Dovecot] assertion failed: (!t->view->external)

Wouter Van Hemel wouter-dovecot at fort-knox.rave.org
Fri Nov 19 05:40:06 EET 2004

On Thu, 18 Nov 2004, Peter Hessler wrote:

> Nov 18 17:29:54 gir dovecot: imap-login: Login: jmcvetta []
> Nov 18 17:30:02 gir dovecot: IMAP(jmcvetta): file mail-index-transaction.c:
> line 247 (mail_index_expunge): assertion failed: (!t->view->external)
> Nov 18 17:30:02 gir dovecot: child 31094 (imap) killed with signal 6
> I saw this in my maillog.  I have no idea what that user is doing, but I
> can harrass him and find out if need be.  I'm using 1.0-test52 on
> OpenBSD/macppc.

I've seen this reported a few times this week. Do you have users that 
touch mailboxes outside dovecot? It should happen when users expunge a 
mailbox. I believe Timo said it's just a debugging line that will removed.

> --
> There are three ways to get something done:
>         (1) Do it yourself.
>         (2) Hire someone to do it for you.
>         (3) Forbid your kids to do it.

(4) Marry wisely? ;)

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