[Dovecot] segfault in RC15

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Dec 11 13:33:01 UTC 2006

On 11.12.2006, at 13.24, Cor Bosman wrote:

> Does the patch that detects the corrupt indices cause proper handling
> of this situation? In other words, customers dont notice this
> anymore and indices get discarded and rebuilt?

They'll still get some "out of sync" error and get disconnected, I  
think. Next login would anyway work again.

But looking at the index files you sent me they weren't corrupted at  
all, so the problem is that the in-memory views of the indexes get  
somehow broken. Do you use mmap_disable=yes? You could try switching  
that setting the other way. What about lock_method?

Did this problem start only with rc15? What version were you using  
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