Re: !corrupted messages!

On Wed, Nov 29, 2000 at 02:15:39PM +0000, Carlos Morgado wrote:
> m96: btw, does that happen on messages getting fetched from a pop3 box ? or 
> local mailboxes ? did you delete any message on that mailbox ? 
> that really sounds like filesystem corruption, some bitmap block that didn't
> get updated or somesuch but it's very unlikely ext2 would get that bent. ...
> i'll ask a few people anyway. if the corruption was crash related balsa can
> only try harder to keep stuff safe, not fix the problem

You could fsync after every write. (Or gorupof writes, in the case of updating a mailbox).


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