Can't delete old folders from before ALTNAMESPACE

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Mon Jun 16 15:16:32 EDT 2003

On Mon, 16 Jun 2003, 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.

Don't do that! ;)

To fix the problem, recreate the directories in the filesystem,
reconstruct the mailboxes, and then delete them properly via cyradm.

> Is there a way to force remove cyrus' internal list of those folders?

Not any easy ways, there are some test utilities for cyrusdb functionality
that let you manipluate the database on a per-key basis.  They're in the
distribution, but they're a use-at-your-own-risk sort of thing.


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

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