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

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Aug 29 04:48:53 EEST 2011

On Fri, 2011-08-26 at 18:30 -0700, Joseph Tam wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Aug 2011, Joseph Tam wrote:
> > Thanks to all who've made suggestions.  It seems removing dotlocks as
> > a locking method is the way to go.
> Actually, this gives me pause that maybe I should not enirely remove
> the dotlocking method
>  	http://mailman2.u.washington.edu/pipermail/alpine-info/2008-July/000996.html
> Any comments on the (sole) use of POSIX fcntl() type locking?

As long as you haven't used symlinks in your mboxes there's no problems
with fcntl locking with Dovecot (assuming there are no non-Dovecot
software writing to them).

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