Can anyone shed some light on this? I've got maildirsize files randomly flipping to root ownership. I'm a bit confused as to how this could happen - all delivery is done by vpopmail, and none of that stuff runs as root. That leaves courier-imap/pop, which do run as root.
So I posted to the courier list (asbestos on, check...) and Mr. Sam replied that this is a "known bug in vpopmail". Looking through the vpopmail archives I don't see any sign of this. I do see a few threads about size miscalculations, but that's an entirely different issue.
---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 18:30:43 -0500 From: Sam Varshavchik <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [Courier-imap] perms on maildirsize
Charles Sprickman writes:
I'm running into a problem with courier-imap. We've had some problems with quota display via IMAP where there was no quota or usage reported. I'd dug through the contents of the maildirsize file and all looked good. But one thing I missed is that on all the "problem" customers the maildirsize file was owned by root.
The only thing that touches these maildirs that starts with root perms is courier imap/pop. Any ideas on why it's flipping ownership?
I'm running Courier 3.0.8 on FreeBSD 4.9. Delivery is qmail/vpopmail and everything there runs out of tcpserver as the vpopmail user.
This bug was previously reported in vpopmail. The vpopmail mailing list is thataway → .