Is there a limit on mailbox name length in Cyrus ?

Patrick Welche prlw1 at
Fri Nov 21 13:35:12 EST 2003

On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 02:58:55PM -0500, Rob Siemborski wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Nov 2003, Etienne Goyer wrote:
> > I was just wondering : is there is a limit on the length of mailbox name
> > in Cyrus ?
> Yes.  It is controlled by MAX_MAILBOX_NAME in imap/mailbox.h (490
> characters), but may practically be less depending on constraints due to
> path lengths.

While talking limits, is there a limit to the number of UIDs that cyrus
can take, say in a SEARCH or UID STORE command? (While trying to sort out
a mailbox with thousands of message, I saw an error along the lines of
"word too long"?)



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