manipulate files in /var/spool/imap/

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Fri Nov 14 18:15:35 EST 2003

On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Ken Murchison wrote:

> As long as cyrus.index doesn't get trashed, the next new message will be
> 4.  IMAP requires that the UIDs of messages are monotonically increasing
> (they can't be reused).  As long as Cyrus knows what the next UID should
> be (which is in cyrus.index) it will conform to the spec.

And if the cyrus.index does get trashed, reconstruct will set a new
UIDVALIDITY so that the new UIDs do not confuse clients.


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

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