[Dovecot] Catch22: user needs space to fix out of space condition

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Aug 25 08:38:48 EEST 2011

On 25.8.2011, at 5.12, David Warden wrote:

> In your mail_location you can specify a different control and index directory as a place where the user has no quotas. I'm not quite sure which it is (control or index) that says where the dotlock file goes but it should be one of them.

Nope, dotlocks go to exactly where the mbox file is, never elsewhere (otherwise using Dovecot with non-Dovecot software could cause corruption). fcntl locks is the only solution.

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