Bug 428996 - postfix does not havnde >2Gb mailboxes
postfix does not havnde >2Gb mailboxes
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: postfix (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Miroslav Lichvar
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Reported: 2008-01-16 12:36 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2015-01-12 16:27 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.5.6-1.fc9
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Last Closed: 2008-11-20 09:27:28 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2008-01-16 12:36:07 EST
postfix-2.4.6-2 and earlier does not handle >2Gb mailbox
despite I have
 postconf |grep mailbox_size_limit
mailbox_size_limit = 0
set.

looks this is a problem with postfix itself not being able to handle >2Gb
mailbox files.
All I need is to have local delivery to mailbox working with large files.
Most F8 programs do have proper large file support.
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2008-10-30 13:42:25 EDT
According to postfix author (see a quote of a message from 2005)
http://www.irbs.net/internet/postfix/0507/1398.html
this was a design decision. May be something changed since then.

> >On the contrary.
> >
> >Postfix uses off_t to manipulate file offsets. Only on toy operating
> >systems this is still implemented as a 32-bit type (like only toy
> >operating systems have 16-bit user ID values).
> >
> >Get into the 21st century.
> >
> > Wietse
Comment 2 Miroslav Lichvar 2008-11-20 09:27:28 EST
Should be fixed in postfix-2.5.5-2.fc11.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-11-20 09:30:45 EST
postfix-2.5.5-2.fc10 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 10.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/postfix-2.5.5-2.fc10
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-11-20 09:35:11 EST
postfix-2.5.5-2.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/postfix-2.5.5-2.fc9
Comment 5 Gilbert Sebenste 2008-11-22 11:53:32 EST
Can we get this for F8, as it was filed under that?
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2009-02-25 11:27:24 EST
postfix-2.5.6-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2009-02-25 11:28:15 EST
postfix-2.5.6-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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