Is there a limit on mailbox name length in Cyrus ?

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Tue Nov 25 11:31:17 EST 2003

On Fri, 21 Nov 2003, Patrick Welche wrote:

> While talking limits, is there a limit to the number of UIDs that cyrus
> can take, say in a SEARCH or UID STORE command? (While trying to sort out
> a mailbox with thousands of message, I saw an error along the lines of
> "word too long"?)

There's an 8k limit defined in imapparse.c on the size of buffer returned
by getword() which might be hit if you have a strangely formed fetch
command (with lots of individual messages listed, for example).


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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