[Dovecot] dovecot-lda 2.0.8 Panic: stream doesn't support seeking backwards

Jacky Chan jacky at jesstech.com
Wed Dec 8 06:16:00 EET 2010

On Wednesday, December 08, 2010 12:01 PM, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On 8.12.2010, at 3.43, Jacky Chan wrote:
>> Everything work fine and mail can be saved to user's home directory without error when the user is not over quota.
>> If over quota occur, the maillog log this error message:
>> Panic: stream doesn't support seeking backwards lda(xxx at xxx.com):
> Hmm. Interesting. I'll check tomorrow.
>> I tried run the dovecot-lda at command line:
>> /usr/dovecot/libexec/dovecot/dovecot-lda -d xxx at xxx.com<  some_saved_mail
>> The result is dovecot quota plugin reject the mail and send an over quota message back to the sender without any error.
>> It seems that the error is only occur with postfix pipe command.
> You can most likely reproduce it with:
> cat some_saved_mail | dovecot-lda -d ..

yes, cat some_saved_mail | dovecot-lda -d .. reproduces the error

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