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

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
Tue May 15 13:37:36 EEST 2007

* Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi>:

> I've changed Dovecot's behavior now also:
> x fetch * body
> imap(tss): Error: Maildir: Symlink destination doesn't
> exist: /home/tss/Maildir/cur/dgdgd
> * 40 FETCH (BODY ("text" "plain" NIL NIL NIL "7bit" 0 0 NIL NIL NIL))
> x OK Fetch completed.
> So it logs an error but still goes ahead without disconnecting the
> client.

Great! Thank you.

Success story: We were using courier-imap with 9000 User accounts here
at Charite and yesterday I switched to dovecot for imap, imaps and
pop3s. The load dropped from 50-60 to 2 (!) during noon.


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