reconstruct caused mailboxes (skiplist) corruption?

Bron Gondwana brong at
Thu Nov 11 18:06:49 EST 2010

On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 10:12:31AM +0100, Paul Dekkers wrote:
> Hmm, allright, so I ran it with a truss (like strace for FreeBSD) to
> give me a bit more verbosity, and I realized I should chown.
> But then:
> # chown cyrus 22003.
> # sudo -u cyrus /usr/local/cyrus/bin/reconstruct user.bla
> fatal error: can't read mailboxes file

Confirmed: bug in FreeBSD's truss.  If you must truss, always
run it with a specified output file, which should avoid the
bug.  Otherwise a random file (mailboxes.db in this case) will
get random stderr junk written to it!


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