issues with conversion from UW Imap

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh hmh at
Sat Dec 21 21:48:27 EST 2002

On Sat, 21 Dec 2002, John A. Tamplin wrote:
> When you start to talk about a separate daemon that manages disk access and

Eh? It doesn't manage any sort of disk access.

> > I did.  OE bug, AFAIK...
> Was there any patch for it or any way around it besides deleting the account and
> recreating it?  Any idea why it shows up with Cyrus but not UW Imap?

Rebooting the OE machine fixed it.

> > Well, this is the second or third time I heard about this NULL issue. These
> > messages are indeed broken, and Cyrus is right in not accepting them. OTOH,
> > this does not mean we can't add an option for Cyrus to FIX them by trashing
> > the NULL chars, and adding a X-Message-bad header or something like that...
> > still, I am not sure how difficult is to add that code to Cyrus, it would
> > have to get the APPEND and LMTP message inclusion paths...
> Well, I think it goes back to the "be liberal in what you accept and
> conservative in what you send" rule.  The users who have been happily receiving

That does NOT hold when it means "store crap in your spool", so Cyrus has to
either fix, or reject the crap at the front door.  I have nothing against
fixing it, if such a thing is possible, mind you.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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