unexpunge segfaults with -l on some mailboxes

Patrick Boutilier boutilpj at ednet.ns.ca
Wed Mar 25 11:54:21 EDT 2009

Raphael Jaffey wrote:
> Quoting Patrick Boutilier <boutilpj at ednet.ns.ca>:
>> David R Bosso wrote:
>>> --On March 13, 2009 10:18:53 AM -0300 Patrick Boutilier   
>>> <boutilpj at ednet.ns.ca> wrote:
>>> <snip>
>>>>> This will be real easy to test though. I will just run ipurge on a
>>>>> subfolder of my mailbox and see if it corrupts it. :-)
>>> FWIW we see the same corruption here with ipurge.  We use ipurge to  
>>>  clean out old messages from a spam box for each user.  We've  
>>> worked  around it currently by reconstructing the box after the  
>>> ipurge  which adds a lot of work to our nightly maintenance.
>> Plus you lose all the messages that are in "delayed expunge" state
>> after running a reconstruct. :-(
> Have you tried using '-k' when running reconstruct?

Uh, no. :-(

But I will from now on. :-)

  -k     Preserve the cyrus.expunge file and the corresponding message 
files instead of deleting them.

>>> I'd love to see a fix for this.
>>> -David
>> <snip>
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