courier-imap-4.3.0 breaks connecting/logging in for some users
stb at lassitu.de
Mon Dec 17 13:14:29 PST 2007
Am 17.12.2007 um 20:20 schrieb Matthew D. Fuller:
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 07:49:30PM +0100 I heard the voice of
> Stefan Bethke, and lo! it spake thus:
>> No errors are logged [...]
> If you try logging in manually, I think you'll find it complaining
> about the uid/gid of the maildir; the latest version seems more strict
> about that on the IMAP side, though POP doesn't care.
Oh good. Thanks for pointing this out, it in fact appears to be the
issue with the affected accounts. Why it matters which client accesses
the account, I cannot fathom. (I did use telnet to log into various
accounts, but no hint was given to any possible permission problem;
imaplogin did not output *any* log information. Unhelpfully, it logs
Considering that it appears to be virtually impossible to diagnose
this without tracing processes, I will inverstigate alternatives.
Maybe it's time to go back to Cyrus.
Stefan Bethke <stb at lassitu.de> Fon +49 170 346 0140
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