[Dovecot] Stale imap processes

Pete Slagle list-dovecot at voidcaptain.com
Fri Aug 4 01:56:08 EEST 2006

Renaud Allard wrote:

> The processes just stay there forever and at some point just hit the per 
> user processes limit. They just never die, they don't use any CPU at 
> all, but just stay there without any client connection. On BSD building 
> dovecot with kqueue solved the problem.

I had this same problem, many idle imap processes, using rc2 without
SSL, but it was NOT solved by using kqueue. It suggests that the kqueue
issue sometimes affects the symptoms, but actually just covers or
exposes an underlying bug.

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