Cyrus IMAPd 2.3.7 Released

Ken Murchison murch at
Thu Jul 13 08:54:49 EDT 2006

Andre Böhm wrote:
> Ken Murchison schrieb:
>> André Böhm wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> after upgrading from 2.2.13 to 2.3.7, I have a very worrying problem
>>> with lmtp.
>>> When procmail tries to deliver mail via the "deliver" command, with
>>> the "-a" option I get "master[96435]: process 99783 exited, signaled
>>> to death by 11".
>>> This is only on murder master and murder frontends. On the backend
>>> seems not to be any problem.
>>> Without the "-a" argument, deliver does work, but I cannot use any
>>> extensions anymore because ACL for anyone would be needed.
>>> What can I do to fix this? Or is there some changes in LMTP I were not
>>> aware of?
>> Just to clarify, you only have this problem on frontend (proxy) machines
>> when using the -a option?
> Sorry, my information was incomplete and not quite correct. Now I think
> I mixed up two different things, but they may be connected.
> On the frontend/proxy, the main problem is that delivery to the postuser
> fails, with lmtpunix reporting: "verify_user() failed: Mailbox does not
> exist"

By 'postuser' do you mean the value of the 'postuser' option in 
imapd.conf?  Are you trying to deliver to a shared mailbox?

> The problem with "signalled to death" happened 4 times as in syslog, but
> I cannot repeat it.
> On the murder master, the same problem exists with the postuser.
> Additionally, attempts to use the -a parameter with deliver always
> result in this:
> lmtpunix[28915]: accepted connection
> lmtpunix[28915]: lmtp connection preauth'd as postman
> mupdate[5989]: cmd_find(fd:13, user.andre)
> master[5981]: process 28915 exited, signaled to death by 11
> master[5981]: service lmtpunix pid 28915 in BUSY state: terminated
> abnormally

Is the murder master also a frontend machine (I assume it has to be if 
lmtpproxyd is listening)?

I can't reproduce this problem the problem here, but maybe I don't quite 
understand your config.

Kenneth Murchison
Systems Programmer
Project Cyrus Developer/Maintainer
Carnegie Mellon University

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