Cyrus 2.4.9beta2 Released
brong at fastmail.fm
Wed Jun 15 02:33:16 EDT 2011
On Tue, 14 Jun 2011 20:46:44 -0700
Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-06-14 at 23:02 +0200, Bron Gondwana wrote:
> > We are pleased to announce the release of Cyrus IMAPd 2.4.9beta2
> > You can download it from the snapshots directory:
> > http://www.cyrusimap.org/releases/snapshots/cyrus-imapd-2.4.9beta2.tar.gz
> > This is an beta release in the 2.4.x series. This fixes
> > just a couple of bugs in the "deliver" and lmtp codepaths,
> > and adds a couple of wishlist items that were complete but
> > I forgot to include before 2.4.9beta1.
> > It also reverts the LMTP delivery fix for Bug #3163, which
> > was implicated in Sieve issues at FastMail. We'll do more
> > testing and debate (no doubt) before agreeing on a solution
> > to this issue.
> > WARNING: one known bug that still exists is that quota -f
> > can cause ALL quotaroots to believe they have twice their
> > actual usage. This bug is still present in 2.4.9beta2 as
> > well as beta1. The fix will be a pretty major rewrite of
> > the 'quota' utility1, which will also fix a pile of other
> > bugs.
> > This problem has always existed, but is much worse because
> > of a bug in 2.4.8 where user renames caused quotaroots to
> > become incorrect.
> > The recommended workaround at this time is to run quota -f
> > TWICE any time you need to run it. The first run should fix
> > any incorrect quota roots, and the second run will fix all
> > the doubled quotas caused by the first one.
> > Please send any feedback to the cyrus-devel mailing list.
> > I'm hoping to have a stable 2.4.9 out soon.
> speaking of this... anyone know where reasonable deb packages might be
> found or soon to be found? Ubuntu (Debian) is still on 2.2.x and I am
> migrating off from CentOS 5 (2.3.x) and the 'oneiric' solution was going
> to turn Ubuntu 10.04 (lucid) into Ubuntu bleeding edge (480 packages
> including db5.1 and the kitchen sink - a non-starter).
I'm hoping that Debian will release 2.4.x packages into sid soon. The
main sticking point has been BDB upgrades - but I'm going to try to get
a working BDB upgrader into 2.4.10.
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