Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 418191
don't attempt to run cron job if cyrus-imapd isn't running/enabled
Last modified: 2008-11-26 12:37:03 EST
Description of problem:
if cyrus-imapd is installed but not running, system maillog is spammed by cron job.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. clean install, install cyrus-imapd
2. wait until 4am cron job
3. read maillog
Dec 10 04:14:36 acura ctl_mboxlist: DBERROR: reading
/var/lib/imap/db/skipstamp, assuming the worst: No such file or directory
Dec 10 04:14:36 acura ctl_mboxlist: skiplist: recovered
/var/lib/imap/mailboxes.db (0 records, 144 bytes) in 0 seconds
can we add functionality to /etc/cron.*/cyrus-imapd so that it exits without
doing anything if cyrus is not enabled and/or not running?
Perhaps add something like:
[ ! -f /var/lib/imap/db/skipstamp ] && exit 0
chkconfig cyrus-imapd 2> /dev/null || exit 0
service cyrus-imapd 2> /dev/null || exit 0
This happens only before cyrus is first started. The fix is committed and will
be released in an update, as soon as something more important happens.
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