Problem w/ 2.2.4 and unixhierarchysep: yes

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Mon May 24 15:22:24 EDT 2004

On Mon, 24 May 2004, Ken Murchison wrote:

>> The hash_enumerate() function is also used by some other cyrus-imapd
>> programs so I could think, without having a closer look, that it could
>> also break other programs, right? I suggest testing it on a affected
>> platform with the patch applied.
> Obviously a fileinto needs to touch the quota code, so the hash problem is a 
> possibility.  But I would suspect that if this were the case that it wouldn't 
> be limited to just fileinto -- *any* message delivery would cause a problem.

I suspect the hash_enumerate issue would crash the process if it had any 
effect at all (and it would crash at the same point as it was crashing for 
the quotadb issue).

I don't think, offhand, that the two issues (if any) are related.  Simon 
-- have you seen the sieve problem?

>> BTW, do you, the developers, plan to push out another release like 2.2.5
>> if the patch discussed here fixes the problem? I just want to know whether
>> I should wait for it before publishing updated rpms.
> My guess would be that Rob will cut a 2.2.5 release once these issues are 
> fixed.

That's my plan.


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

Cyrus Home Page:
Cyrus Wiki/FAQ:
List Archives/Info:

More information about the Info-cyrus mailing list