[Dovecot] BUG - lmtp multiple recipients fail - setuid issue?

Boris Lordis flylordis at gmail.com
Wed Aug 24 20:14:11 EEST 2011

Thank you!  That worked.

Best regards,

On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 3:12 PM, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-08-01 at 14:28 -0700, Boris Lordis wrote:
>> Jul 27 11:24:42 testmailserver dovecot: lmtp(12412, steve): Error:
>> link(/spool/mail/j/jerry/mail/INBOX/u.20423,
>> /spool/mail/s/steve/mail/INBOX/.temp.1311791081.P12412Q2M989550.testmailserver.)
>> failed: Permission denied
> It shouldn't even try this.. I guess both INBOX directories use the same
> group? That's why Dovecot's internal check fails to realize that it
> can't use link().
> This is now fixed in v2.1 hg tree. Too big of a change to fix in v2.0.
> You could work around it by using unique GIDs for users, or patching
> Dovecot's source code (mail_storage_copy_can_use_hardlink() to always
> return FALSE)

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