Sieve failure on deliverdb corruption...

Ken Murchison ken at
Thu Jun 19 09:39:36 EDT 2003

Rob Siemborski wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Jun 2003, Ken Murchison wrote:
>>If we just ignored the fact that deliver.db isn't available, then we'd
>>get people complaining about vacation sending out multiple responses, or
>>the same message being redirected more than once, etc.
> After seeing some of the bad behaviors of db3 if/when a database
> corrupts itself beyond repair today, I've been toying with the idea of
> having lmtpd fatal() if duplicate_init fails to successfully open the
> database.
> This, of course, results in no mail being delivered, but its a very
> obvious failure mode that would get the administrator's attention.
> Opinions?

No objections here.

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
Software Engineer     21 Princeton Place
716-662-8973 x26      Orchard Park, NY 14127
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