Robust mbox to cyrus migrator?
dan-cyrus at FluidMind.org
Mon Oct 25 13:00:29 EDT 2004
On Sat, 23 Oct 2004, Andrew Morgan wrote:
> I think you are referring to the scripts I wrote (Oregon State University!
> Go Beavers!). They were good enough to handle OSU's migration to Cyrus,
> One of the problems with any migration tools/script is that it is
> typically only written and used once. :)
Sure. I figured I'd have to modify them for my setup. It was great
to have them to start with though. Thanks a lot for putting them out
> 1. IMAP flags are not migrated (most notably SEEN).
Yeah, that's a shame. I wouldn't mind scripting that. Anyone have
any suggestions as to how to go about it? :-) I'm using UW-IMAP
right now, and migrating to Cyrus.
> 2. It does not handle unixhierarchysep: yes on the target system (easily
Hahaha. I found out that the hard way! :-) I went through and
changed all the periods to slashes and it worked fine. Might be good
to set a $sep variable at the beginning of the script and use it
throughout instead of the hard-coded period.
> If you have any suggestions for fixes, I'd be happy to update the scripts.
It would be nice to have all the paths defined in variables instead
of hard coded: $cyrusConfigPath, $cyrusDataPath, $inboxPath and so
Daniel G. Delaney http://FluidMind.org/
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