[Dovecot] maildir_file_do(/var/admhome/user/Maildir) racing

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
Tue May 15 12:48:12 EEST 2007

* Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi>:

> This happens at every login? I thought I'd never see this racing  
> error.

I found the reason:

The User had a symlink in his $HOME/Maildir/cur, which pointed to a
NON-existing file :(

Courier-IMAP ignored that, dovecot bailed out.

I removed the bogus symlink and all is well now.

> It means that Dovecot tried to some operation to a maildir  
> file.


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