Cyrus IMAPd 2.3.12 Released

Ken Murchison murch at
Thu Apr 24 08:04:09 EDT 2008

Simon Matter wrote:
>> Simon Matter wrote:
>>>> I am pleased to announce the release of Cyrus IMAPd 2.3.12.  This
>>>> release should be considered production quality.
>>>> Noteworthy changes:
>>>> * Added statuscache.db to cache IMAP STATUS data which
>>>> significantly reduces the amount of I/O necessary when neither the
>>>> mailbox nor \Seen state has changed -- courtesy of
>>> While upgrading my RPM packages I found that logging is too noisy for my
>>> taste. I get alot of syslog messages like so:
>>> Apr 24 11:35:30 test imap[10457]: statuscache, 'user.simix', 'simix',
>>> '0x13', 'yes'
>> These messages are at the DEBUG level.  Do you usually ship your RPM
>> with the logging set to DEBUG?  I don't really see a problem leaving
>> these messages alone, since I would expect most production systems to be
>> logging at INFO or higher.
> The RPM logs to mail facility and priority of mail is * by default on
> RedHat. That means out of the box we get quite alot messsages in maillog
> now. With statuscache enabled the number of log entries is about 10 times
> higher than without.
> I understand that others may want those logs at the DEBUG level, it's only
> a problem in my situation.

Don't you also get a ton of transaction log messages, regardless of the 
statuscache code?

Kenneth Murchison
Systems Programmer
Project Cyrus Developer/Maintainer
Carnegie Mellon University

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