[Dovecot] What is that error all about: "Timeout leak: 0x4bd230"

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Nov 22 20:40:31 EET 2010

On Mon, 2010-11-22 at 13:45 +0100, Christian Rohmann wrote:

> we are running dovecot 1.2.15 and are seeing some odd errors in our
> logfiles:
> --- dovecot.log ---
> 2010-11-22 12:34:56 imapserver local2.warning dovecot dovecot:
> IMAP(username at domain.tld): Timeout leak: 0x4bd230

It's not really anything to worry about. Dovecot just notices at exit
that the code didn't remove one timeout handler. It would be good to fix
it though. You could see what function that address points to with gdb:

gdb /usr/local/libexec/dovecot/imap
x 0x4bd230

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