[Dovecot] Problem when indexing maildir with a large number of folders

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Mar 27 12:52:20 EET 2013

On 27.3.2013, at 1.20, Andre Rodier <andre.rodier at gmail.com> wrote:

>> doveadm(john smith): Panic: file mail-index-transaction-update.c: line 875 (mail_index_update_header_ext): assertion failed: (offset <= (uint16_t)-1 && size
>> <= (uint16_t)-1 && offset + size <= (uint16_t)-1)
> I can see I have reached a limit, but is there any configuration value I can use to increase this limit, please?

Looks like this was an easier fix than I thought: http://hg.dovecot.org/dovecot-2.1/rev/87d0c4056b4d

I didn't test it now, but the code to handle it exists.

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