More info: different APPEND behavior v2.1.15 / v2.2.6

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Wed Jul 14 15:13:41 EDT 2004

On Wed, 14 Jul 2004, Andrew J Caird wrote:

>  Upon further testing, this behavior seems to have surfaced between
> v2.2.3 and v2.2.4 and is also in v2.2.5 and v2.2.6.
>  The changes listed between v2.2.3 and v2.2.4 aren't too extensive; the
> only thing that looks like it could have impacted this behavior is:
>     o All incoming messages are now staged to disk before locking the
>       destination mailbox (locks are no longer held during a network
>       read).
> If it seems reasonable that this could be the problem, can someone point
> me in the right direction to try to track this down?

Yes, this appears to have been the source of the problem -- we're looking 
at it now.


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