Can't delete old folders from before ALTNAMESPACE

Lee lee_hoffman at
Mon Jun 16 15:42:09 EDT 2003

Will this cause any problems with seen / unseen flags (or anything for 
that matter)?


On Monday, June 16, 2003, at 03:34 PM, John Alton Tamplin wrote:

> Lee wrote:
>>> You should be able to delete these from within cyradm as an admin, 
>>> unless
>>> somebody deleted stuff by hand from the filesystem.
>> I think that might be the problem.
>> When i try to SAM the folders pre-deletion in cyradm, i get a:
>> setaclmailbox: admin: lcp: System I/O error
>> Is there a way to force remove cyrus' internal list of those folders?
> If you deleted them without Cyrus knowing about it, your best bet is 
> to take Cyrus down, dump the mboxlist (ctl_mboxlist -d >file.txt), 
> edit the text version of the file to remove things that are no longer 
> there, and then undump the mboxlist (ctl_mboxlist -u -f file.txt), and 
> then bring everything up.  You really should not be deleting things 
> under Cyrus's control except through Cyrus.
> -- 
> John A. Tamplin                               Unix System Administrator
> Emory University, School of Public Health     +1 404/727-9931

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