Renaming/Deleting Folders with Mozilla/Netscape

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Mon Apr 14 12:24:57 EDT 2003

On Mon, 14 Apr 2003, Bernd Nies wrote:

> When renaming the renamed folder back to its origin name or creating a
> new folder with the same name the empty directory gets reused, so it's
> not very tragic. This does not happen when renaming or deleting folders
> with cyradm and the folders also don't show up when doing a list mailbox:
> mailserver> lm user/bernd/*
> user/bernd/Junk (\HasNoChildren)   user/bernd/Trash (\HasNoChildren)
> user/bernd/Sent (\HasNoChildren)
> This bug also exists with 2.2.0 alpha.

This "bug" is likely as a result of the fact that cyrus does a chdir()
into the selected mailbox, and probably shouldn't (but it is conveinent to
have a coredump in the mailbox that was selected at the time).

See also Bug #1268


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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