mkimap no longer builds sievedir?

Simon Matter simon.matter at
Mon Jul 19 12:21:16 EDT 2004

> Just upgraded to 2.2.6, to see if maybe it was something that broke and
> then was fixed, but mkimap *used* to do the mkdir on the sievedir
> directory, but no longer appears to do so?
> t2# grep -i sieve /usr/local/cyrus/bin/mkimap
> t2#
> So, of course, on a new install, if someone tries to add a filter, there
> is no directory to put it in, nor permissions to create that directory :(

You have to create the root sieve dir in your config directory with
correct permissions. Subdirectories will be created on the fly by

> Is there a reason why it was removed?  Any chance of having it put back
> again?
> Thanks ...
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