[Dovecot] mailbox corruption by pop3 access

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Feb 2 09:54:47 UTC 2007

On 2.2.2007, at 5.47, dovecot at quartzcrystal.org wrote:

> I have about 30 pop3 users at my dovecot server, and sometime
> there's mailboxes (/var/spool/mail/userid) are corrupt.
> Troubled mailbox contains unnecessary 2 lines on head of file.
> Dovecot version: 0.99.11-4.EL4 (RH official rpm)

Yes, this is a known problem with 0.99.x version. I never figured out  
why it happens. In 1.0rc versions the mbox code has been rewritten  
and this doesn't happen anymore.

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