[CentOS] Re: Dovecot .99 Bug - LF not found where expected

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Fri Jun 8 20:12:14 UTC 2007

Michael Kratz spake the following on 6/7/2007 4:49 PM:
> On 08/06/2007, at 3:07 AM, Scott Silva wrote:
>> John Hinton spake the following on 6/7/2007 10:30 AM:
>>> Chris Mauritz wrote:
>>>> Scott Silva wrote:
>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>> John Hinton
>>>>>> Having had yet another of these errors, I was able to test
>>>>>> deleting the
>>>>>> first line in the mail file. Removing that single LF fixed the
>>>>>> problem.
>>>>>> Still wondering what I should do as this is obviously something
>>>>>> that is
>>>>>> now very old and very irritating. It is a bug.
>>>>>> John Hinton
>>>>> A RedHat bug report is your only option if you stay with 0.99.
>>>>> I bit the bullet and upgraded to 1.0.0 with an rpm from rpmforge.
>>>>> The performance is much better. Almost as much improvement as when I
>>>>> first
>>>>> switched from wuimap.
>>>> I agree with Scott.  I also bit the bullet and went to 1.0 (also from
>>>> rpmforge) and am testing it now.  It is noticeably faster and I look
>>>> forward to not dealing with that bug again (though it doesn't happen
>>>> very often).
>>>> Best,
>>> I have filed bug report:
>>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=243168
>>> If any of you want to follow/participate.
>>> John Hinton
>> I don't think RedHat will upgrade to 1.0 since the config file format is
>> different. But stranger things have happened.
> How much different? does it pose much of an issue if one does decide to
> upgrade.
> I'm considering the update to 1.0.0 from rpmforge too?
> anyone had any issues with this so far?
The only 2 "issues" I had was pop3 users that leave mail on the server will
download it all again, and imap users might see their folders refresh a time
or two. The defaults in the rpmforge repo config are similar to the defaults
in 0.99 on CentOS. Just add the appropriate client workarounds for outlook and
outlook express.


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