Vanishing quota information

Ken Murchison ken at
Mon Jul 5 09:49:12 EDT 2004

Simon Matter wrote:

>>Jure Peèar wrote:
>>>On Sun, 4 Jul 2004 20:08:27 +0200 (CEST)
>>>"Simon Matter" <simon.matter at> wrote:
>>>>I had the same. Looks like somehow the information stored in the quota
>>>>file was wrong and has been corrected. I didn't have this problem again
>>>>with the patches 2.2.6 server.
>>>I'm saying that the quota file was 'corrected' to some number that is 5
>>>to 7
>>>times larger that the real size of the mailbox ... and this is happening
>>>with the lib/cyrusdb_quotalegacy.c (rev and imap/quota.c (rev
>>> from the cvs. We have quotas set at 10Mb, so it is
>>>unreasonable to
>>>see most of the mailboxes reporting usage around 60Mb ...
>>Another problem which I can't reproduce.  Is it possible that its
>>mistakenly adding the usage of multiple users within the virtdomain?
> What I meant was that I also had the problem that quota have been
> corrected when running quota -f. I also had the problem of wrong
> calculated quota with the unpatched 2.2.6, but not with the patched one.
> For the vanishing quota problem, it seems that the problem is from a bug
> in one of the patches I include in my rpms, not from cyrus-imapd itself.
> I'll provide more information after further investigation.

So you're saying that current CVS works fine for quota -f?

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