My sieve has too big holes?

Andrew Morgan morgan at
Tue Jun 1 12:42:17 EDT 2004

On Mon, 31 May 2004, Rob Siemborski wrote:

> On Mon, 31 May 2004, Bryan Fullerton wrote:
> > Generally, everything works. However, a small percentage of messages (~5%?)
> > are not properly filtered by sieve and wind up in INBOX. This happens across
> > all my users who have sieve rules setup, including me.
> >
> > I first saw this problem with IMAPd v2.0.x, and migrated to 2.1.x this past
> > weekend in hopes it was a bug - same problem. This makes me think perhaps
> > it's not IMAPd related, but I'm hoping someone here might have worked around
> > a similar problem.
> There is an issue where if a bad sieve script is installed, an lmtpd will
> fail to parse any future sieve script after it tries to run that one.
> This is fixed in the 2.2 series with the sieve bytecode support.

There is also a patch for 2.1.16 that fixes the problem.  I applied it
recently to my system and it works great.  Here is the link to the patch:


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