replication is unable to fix uidvalidity difference

David Carter dpc22 at
Wed Sep 12 10:08:07 EDT 2007

On Wed, 12 Sep 2007, Ken Murchison wrote:

> Is there any reason why we want this to be a separate command, rather than 
> just adding UIDVALIDITY to the MAILBOXES command?

MAILBOXES dumps the current state of mailboxes on the sever (including the 
UIDvalidity with this patch). You need a separate command to actual update 
the UIDvalidity on a mailbox, and we don't have one to hand at the moment.

"setuidvalidity" matches setacl, setseen and setflags

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