Dovecot 1beta8 + kqueue = no mailbox folders in Horde/Imp menu

Václav Haisman V.Haisman at
Mon May 15 18:45:59 UTC 2006

Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> [adding Vaclav Haisman, v.haisman at, who is responsible
>  for the kqueue fix for BSD in dovecot 1.0.b8]
> On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 04:21:02PM +0300, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote:
>> [ horde and dovecot maintainers cc'ed ]
>> On Mon, 15 May 2006 08:02:15 -0500
>> "Zimmerman, Eric" <Zimmerman.Eric at> wrote:
>>> Last night I updated dovecot to beta8 via ports and, based on the
>>> ports notes, added kqueue support via make config.  Email via
>>> thunderbird worked fine but this morning when I logged into my mail
>>> via Horde/Imp, I could no longer see any of my mailboxes in the left
>>> menu in Horde. Horde still saw my mail and folders via the main Horde
>>> page, so it is talking to Dovecot properly it seems
>>> After playing around with some settings and verifying config files, I
>>> tried recompiling dovecot beta8 without kqueue support.  After I did
>>> this and restarted dovecot everything worked as expected and I see my
>>> mailboxes again in the left hand menu
>>> So is this a dovecot issue, kqueue issue or Horde issue?
>> Anyway it isn't a local (port) problem and it should be reported
>> upstream; please coordinate with the maintainers of horde / dovecot to
>> analyze the issue and give proper debug info to the developers
>> responsible.
>>> This was my first time playing with the kqueue option so I don't even
>>> know if I need it. From the port commit notes it sounded like kqueue
>>> was a good thing though. =)
>> I won't backup the update since it fixes a security problem but I'm
>> willing to commit fast a patch if I someone sends me one (I don't use
>> dovecot).
>> The commit message is based on the PR content which is based on what
>> the dovecot developers said.
>> -- 
>> IOnut
>> Un^d^dregistered ;) FreeBSD "user"
Hmm, interesting, do you have some logs that show Dovecot dying in the
kqueue code?


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