Re: Quota > 4GB and maildirsize create problem
Carlos Eduardo Tavares Terra <eduardo.terra <at> gmail.com>
2008-12-16 12:49:52 GMT
This 64bit patch can be used in 32bit arch ?
I have found this patch some days ago, but I thought this was to 64bit
On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 11:57 PM, Todd Lyons <tlyons <at> ivenue.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 4:19 PM, Carlos Eduardo Tavares Terra
> <eduardo.terra <at> gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have a problem and a question.
>> I have users with quota over 4GB in a 32bit server and when maildrop
>> creates the maildirsize, it uses 1GB quota.
>> I have tested maildrop in a 64bit server and this problem didn't
>> happen. Unhappily I can't use only 64bit server right now.
>> My problem is:
>> Is possible to use quota > 4GB in 32bit servers ?
> I was about to write an email about this very topic. There is a patch
> that someone wrote that patches the maildir support for the maildrop
> package so that it can handle quota larger than 2 GB (you wrote 4 GB,
> but in my tests, I started getting errors above 2 GB). The patch is
> located here:
>> I have doubt about the maildirsize creating process. When maildrop
>> create the file, if it does not exist? Always (when deliverying a
>> message)? Sometimes (time specific process)?
> It applies cleanly to the version of maildrop I run (2.0.4), but I
> don't know about the most recent version.
> This is where you stand on the rooftops and proclaim Sam's programming
> prowess! The courier packages all share the same maildir code! You
> merely need to apply that same patch to the courier package, rebuild,
> install, and voila...a large quota supporting package is present in
> the imap and pop portions as well.
> In my case, it applied cleanly to courier version 0.53.2. Again, I'm
> not sure if the patch will apply cleanly to the most recent version of
> courier, though. I do not know how much, if any, the code for maildir
> support has changed since the versions I'm using.
> Regards... Todd
> All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second,
> it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Carlos Eduardo Tavares Terra
GNU/Linux #413291 [http://counter.li.org]
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