Dovecot v2.3.13 reporting (very) incorrect vsize for some maildir folders

Eirik Rye rye at
Sat May 22 03:28:44 EEST 2021

On 05/22/2021 12:20 AM, Joseph Tam wrote:
> You'll note the ratio between then is almost exactly 2.  Some utilities 
> report
> space usage in 512-byte block, some in K.  I would hazard a guess that 
> 'ls -s'
> is reporting in blocks, not K.

No, that is just a coincidence. The actual issue was duplicated messages 
referencing the same inode. `du` does the tally by inodes, while `ls` 
does the tally by files, so two files referencing the same inode would 
be counted twice.

- Eirik

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