Problems with Cyrus IMAP 2.2.5 on Solaris 9 on production server

Ian G Batten I.G.Batten at
Thu Jun 3 17:28:54 EDT 2004

For what it's worth, I'm building a new server to replace my
long-standing Solaris 7 + Cyrus 1.6.22 server --- one hour of downtime
since 1999.  I've used the gcc from the SFW collection, Cyrus 2.2.4 and
Solaris 10 build 55 (which is probably the current Solaris Express bits:
I'm a Platinum Beta site, so I get my bits via another route).  I've
transferred my own mailboxes over, and on ``Cortez burning his boats''
grounds I've deleted my mailbox from the production server.  So far I've
not seen any major problems, although a concerted dose of killing
processes at random while under load corrupted my skiplist mailboxes.db
file.  For safety I've switched that to berkeley (Sun provide db4.1 in


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