cyrus daemons: -U option

Jukka Salmi j+asg at
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.

I see.

Thanks for the explanation!


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