Fatal error: word too long
Marc Groot Koerkamp
marc at its-projects.nl
Thu Jul 17 12:44:03 EDT 2003
Erik Steffl said:
> I got the following error:
> Jul 17 08:51:48 jojda cyrus/imapd: open: user erik opened In.~ SPAM
> Jul 17 08:51:50 jojda cyrus/imapd: Fatal error: word too long
> Jul 17 08:51:50 jojda cyrus/master: process 7878 exited, status 75
> Jul 17 08:53:43 jojda cyrus/master: about to exec
> Jul 17 08:53:43 jojda cyrus/imaps: executed
> Jul 17 08:53:43 jojda cyrus/imapd: accepted connection
> any ideas about what does it mean?
Yes, it happens when you send a query that's to long. I.e. a very large
msgs_id string in combination with FETCH or STORE.
The imap-client you are using should split up those imap-queries and use
smaller message sets.
Marc Groot Koerkamp.
> I also got some other errors, not sure if they are related (Could not
> shut down filedescriptor 0: Bad file descriptor) but from MUA (Mozilla)
> it all looks ok - mail is being delivered (not sure if every single
> email is delivered), marked seen etc.
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