Bug#776094: dovecot-imapd: corrupts mailbox after trying to retrieve it (fwd)

Robert Schetterer rs at sys4.de
Mon May 4 19:23:57 UTC 2015

Am 04.05.2015 um 21:04 schrieb Santiago Vila:
> Greetings.
> Thanks to Jelmer Vernooij, who has just uploaded version 2.2.16 for
> Debian unstable, I can confirm that this bug may still be reproduced
> in version 2.2.16, so it has *not* been fixed yet.
> Several months ago I was told "I can't reproduce it in dovecot hg", or
> something like that. Well, having this fixed in hg does not help very
> much if the bug is still present in the latest released version (2.2.16).
> Would anyone here please tell which commit exactly fixed this issue?
> If it's not fixed yet, I would love to provide a patch, but I'm not a
> programmer myself.
> However, I provided a very precise and detailed explanation about how
> to reproduce this bug, which you will still find in the Debian BTS:
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=776094
> Really, it should not be so much difficult to reproduce it. Try on a
> Debian 8 system. I'm sure that if you follow the steps exactly as I
> described, you will find the problem the same way as I did.
> Thanks.

Boh fetchmail .... did you verified with getmail ?


dig you tried fetchmail with

bad-header accept ?

what are dovecot verbose logs tell

Best Regards
MfG Robert Schetterer

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