Cyrus 2.5 status

Michael Menge michael.menge at
Thu Jan 8 07:59:25 EST 2015

Quoting Bron Gondwana <brong at>:

> Here's a typed up version of the list::
> * Mailbox on-disk paths == folder uniqueid
>   * fast, atomic rename - including multiple folders
>   * fix delayed_delete to just keep old uniqueid in mailboxes.db =>  
> no DELETED. prefix
>   * fast undelete of entire folders
>   * store current mailbox name inside cyrus.header for reconstruct
>   * only works now that we store uniqueid in mailboxes.db (DLIST format)

This will make finding mailboxes in filebased backups a lot harder,
as we would have to restore the mailboxes.db from backup first to get  
the uniqueid. Using softlinks (mailboxname == link name, link points  
to the uniqid)
might work depending how the backup program shows links.



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