stage. directory?

Ken Murchison ken at
Sun Dec 14 21:24:48 EST 2003

Tim Pushor wrote:

> I am currently writing a backup script that selectively backs up 
> portions of the cyrus imap system, and was wondering what exactly the 
> stage. directory is for?

Its a staging area for messages which are delivered to multiple 
recipients (singleinstancestore)

> Mine has nothing in it.

It shouldn't (other than a fraction of a second).

> Will it ever have?

Only if lmtpd crashed during delivery and doesn't unlink() the temp file(s)

> Will it get created automatically if I don't back it up?

It should.

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