Cyrus 2.3.8 imapd process periodically sticks at 100% CPU

Bron Gondwana brong at
Tue Sep 30 07:59:37 EDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 12:37:12PM +0100, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
> What happens is that periodically (maybe around once a month?) we have 
> one particular user who contacts us complaining that they are unable 
> access their mailbox. Generally we always find the same thing: there is 
> an imapd process accessing his seen DB which is running at 100% CPU. 
> Once this process is killed then things go back to normal and the user 
> can log in.

The following patch fixes your issue and has the syslog line added as

Ken, Wes - I think this is a candidate for 2.3.13 since we haven't
released yet.  It's trivial, and infinite loops are bad!


Bron ( also attaching the patch with this email )
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