----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Bowe" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "master" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Hi, i don t know if this is the good forum but as it s a problem with
> > courier-imap or vpopmail (i don t really know) i will post it.
> > My problem is that authdeamon open many files (when i say many it s many
> it
> > grow each day until my box reach the limits) and when i look which files
> it
> > open i see :
> > authdaemo 10769     root  202u  VREG 116,131078          0   94670
> > /usr/local/vpopmail/etc/open-smtp.tmp.10769
> > many pages like this, so my question is why does it open so many files
> > why doesn t it close them after use)
> > if anybody can help
> This bug was reported to me by another user last week, and I am currently
> investigating it
> I believe it occurs in the following circumstances :
> * recent version of courier-imap running in authdaemon mode
> * vpopmail with roaming users enabled
> It is my understanding that when courier-imap is running in authdaemon
> the IP address of the user is not available to the authvchkpw functions in
> courier. The authvchkpw code calls the vpopmail open_smtp_relay()
> The open_smtp_relay() function needs to have access to the IP address, so
> should abort immediately if the IP is missing, but with cdb auth (and
> others), the abort doesnt occur until after some temp files have been
> opened.
> I expect to be able to upload a fix for this shortly.

I have submitted my patch for both the 5.4 and 5.5 series to the vpopmail
so it will be included in the next release of both trees. (5.4.4, 5.5.1)

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