Opportunistic quota recalc

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Apr 7 13:02:03 UTC 2016

On 07 Apr 2016, at 14:49, Tom Sommer <mail at tomsommer.dk> wrote:
> On 2016-04-06 21:09, Tom Sommer wrote:
>> On 2016-04-06 20:38, Timo Sirainen wrote:
>>> On 06 Apr 2016, at 13:43, Tom Sommer <mail at tomsommer.dk> wrote:
>>>> I'm switching quota backend to redis (from maildir++), so all my current usages are reset.
>>>> I get that I can do "doveadm quota recalc -A", but it takes forever (and auth processes time out/crash).
>>>> It would make much more sense to recalc the usage on login if the current usage is unset. Is there no way to do a recalc-quota-on-first-login?
>>> I'd actually recommend switching to "count" quota:
>>> http://wiki2.dovecot.org/Quota/Count
>> I tried count, but it crashes because of dotlocks :) There is another
>> post about it :)
> Any change you will have time to fix this? Because I would really love to switch to "count".

Looks unlikely right now, but lets see. You could also in theory just mount with -o nolock and use fcntl/flock locking so each server does the locking internally only. Having director working correctly is of course even more important in that case.

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