cyrus-imapd 2.3.3-1

Ken Murchison murch at
Fri Mar 10 19:05:34 EST 2006

Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:
> Quoting Scott Russell <lnxgeek at>:
>> Can anyone comment on how the cyrus-imapd 2.3.3-1 RPM is working for 
>> them? I remember there were some stability problems in imapd after 
>> 2.3.1-3 which was tracking CVS bug fixes and it was recommended to 
>> back down to 2.3.1-2. I'm not sure what became of those reports or if 
>> they have resurfaced again under 2.3.3-1.
> I had it installed on couple of testing boxes.  It worked OK for 
> "single-server" installation.  However, cluster (Murder) type of 
> installation was unusable.  The mupdate process would just suck CPU and 
> get stuck eventually.  I've wrote about this problem on the list, and it 
> seems at least one more person hit the same problem (see the thread with 
> subject "cyrus murder, mupdate sucking up CPU").  I also opened bugzilla 
> entry (bug# 2806).  I had same problem with all 2.3.x that were released 
> so far.

I've verified that a problem exists in mupdate due to some code changes 
that I made in prot_select().  I haven't fixed it yet, but I'm working 
on it (debugging threaded code sucks).

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

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