cyrus daemons: -U option
j+asg at 2005.salmi.ch
Fri Mar 11 17:52:43 EST 2005
Henrique de Moraes Holschuh --> info-cyrus (2005-03-11 17:54:48 -0300):
> On Fri, 11 Mar 2005, Jukka Salmi wrote:
> > why is it needed to shut down a process after it has handled a certain
> > amount of connections? I'm talking about the -U option to imapd, pop3d,
> > lmtpd, nntpd, etc.
> It is not _needed_. But it is a defense against lurking bugs that leak
> memory, and againt some scenarios of memory corruption and attacks.
Thanks for the explanation!
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