Deliver to mailbox problem with v2.4.7

cyrus at cyrus at
Mon Apr 11 05:18:18 EDT 2011

Original Message:
From: Bron Gondwana brong at
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 06:38:44 +0200
To: cyrus at, info-cyrus at
Subject: Re: Deliver to mailbox problem with v2.4.7

On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 12:17:47AM +0100, John wrote:
> On 09/04/11 23:19, Dan White wrote:
> > On 09/04/11 22:33 +0100, John wrote:
> >> Sorry for delay in responding, I have been away.
> >>
> >> Setting "anyone p" made no difference:
> >
> > Can you test to see if the same problem happens with folders without
> > in them?
> Ok, on further testing today, adding "anyone p" does make it deliver ok.

Can you just confirm: "anyone p" only works for folders without dots in the
> This is wierd though because the  command to deliver the mail does 
> specify my user acl (-a argument to deliver) so why wouldn't this work?

Ok - so I suspect this bit is broken.  It's probably not passing the
userid correctly to the part of the code that does the delivery.

> My procmail log reports like this:
> procmail: Executing 
"/usr/cyrus/bin/deliver,-r,xxx at,-a,john,-m,,john
> cyradm lam shows has p rights (amongst others) for 
> user john.
> Setting "anyone" rights doesn't feel right... what now? - with as much detail about what does and
doesn't work as possible.



Setting "anyone p" on works for mail delivery with/without dots in their

Bugzilla raised

Thanks for all the help,

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