[Dovecot] Dovecot 'suicide'
tss at iki.fi
Mon Mar 19 14:30:00 EET 2007
On 19.3.2007, at 11.48, Luigi Rosa wrote:
> Christian Skarby said the following on 19/03/2007 10.40:
>> You could probably patch ioloop.c to accept more than 5 seconds of
>> adjustment and then recompile. According to the commit it seems
>> IOLOOP_MAX_TIME_BACKWARDS_SLEEP determines a time limit in
>> seconds, in which dovecot will hang waiting for time to get back
>> to at least what is was (assuring that nothing is done "in the
> My point is: could Dovecot restart itself insted of killing itself?
That's not enough to fix all the potential problems, because the
future time may already be used in files' timestamps.
As others mentioned, using ntpd avoids this problem entirely.
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