[Dovecot] links causing dovecot endless search through user's homedirs
letta at jlab.org
Fri Feb 29 19:19:09 EET 2008
My user's imap folder locations are a mess. Some have them in
/home/username/mail but a lot of them just have them in /home/username.
So I need to have dovecot's base imapdir pointed directly at the user's
My problem now is that a lot of users have many links in their homedirs.
Some even have circular links, such as:
/home/username/foo/foo1/foo2/foo3/foo4 -> /home/username/foo/foo1
All these links are causing some dovecot imap process to endlessly search.
An example of a strace of a running imap processes shows:
and so on.
Since I can't get a hold of my users and make them all put their imap
folders in /home/username/mail and configure dovecot to just search
Is there a way to tell dovecot to ignore links ?
dovecot1.jlab.org> dovecot --version
dovecot1.jlab.org> sudo dovecot -n
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