[Dovecot] Occasional fchown errors?

David Ford david at blue-labs.org
Wed Nov 10 21:01:34 EET 2010


i'm stuck with no time for studying code at the moment.  is there a
quick/easy way to check if this is a personal or shared mailbox we are
working under?  i can then update my patch so it works for both cases.


On 11/10/2010 01:58 PM, David Ford wrote:
> hmm.  yes, that might be sensible of me :}  i haven't touched 1.x in so
> long, i have no idea if it's applicable.  my understanding from Timo is
> that it's been this way for quite some time so it would likely be easy
> to massage into place.
> it's linked at
> http://stuph.org/dovecot-2.0.5-bad-permissions-inheritance.patch and
> attached.
> -d
> On 11/10/2010 01:54 PM, Marcus Rueckert wrote:
>> On 2010-11-10 13:48:13 -0500, David Ford wrote:
>>> Use this patch, it fixes dovecot's ownership inheritance assumptions.
>> [snip]
>> 1. he is using 1.2.9 and your patch is for 2.0, would your patch work
>>    for 1.2.9 aswell.
>> 2. you want to attach the patch and not paste it inline.
>>    your mail client mangled the lines.
>> darix

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