IMAP Server suggestions

Glyn Tebbutt d3c3it-linux at
Sat Aug 20 15:23:58 GMT 2005

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Louis LeBlanc wrote:
> On 08/20/05 08:00 AM, David Kelly sat at the `puter and typed:
>>On Aug 20, 2005, at 6:15 AM, Pat Maddox wrote:
>>>I run courier-imap, works really well for me.
>>I'm reading this thread because courier-imap works but I'm less than  
>>happy with maillog being flooded with:
>>Aug 20 07:41:12 Grumpy imapd: Failed to create cache file:  
>>maildirwatch (dkelly)
>>Aug 20 07:41:12 Grumpy imapd: Error: Input/output error
>>Aug 20 07:41:12 Grumpy imapd: Check for proper operation and  
>>Aug 20 07:41:12 Grumpy imapd: of the File Access Monitor daemon (famd).
>>Also MacOS X often has connection problems. Suspect that  
>>problem has something to do with mutt modifying my Maildir between  
>> connections as once has a good connection it stays  
>>good. OTOH procmail delivers to my Maildir INBOX which isn't much  
>>different than what I do with mutt.
> Never seen these problems.  IIRC, there was a thread about error
> messages coming from famd several months ago.  As I understand the
> message, it's just a famd config issue, but I don't know for sure.
> I use procmail to pipe through SpamAssassin (spamd) and do some other
> sorting before delivering to maildirs, but I never have connection
> problems (unless I forget to recheck configs after upgrading the
> courier auth package).  Of course, I haven't talked my wife into
> letting me buy that PowerBook yet . . .
> Courier-imap has been running flawlessly for me for around 3 years.  I
> understand it can handle several hundreds (or thousands) of times more
> load than I can give it.  It's not idiot proof, but running a mail
> server really shouldn't be, don't you think?
> Lou
I also use courier-imap which just sit's back and does it's job nicely.
Can I ask to take a look at your .procmailrc as I've had some issue's
with procmail not filtering my mail into the inbox's properly (all over
folder's were find thou)

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