Switch from /var/spool/imap/t/user/test to /var/spool/imap/user/test

Ondrej Sury ondrej at sury.org
Fri Jun 24 08:00:51 EDT 2005

In that case you need to set hashimapspool to false.  (and rehash of


On Wed, 2005-06-08 at 13:52 -0700, Maillist wrote:
> Hi Simon,
> the option hashimapspool is true in my /etc/imapd.conf, I stoped 
> cyrus-imap services, then  tried /usr/lib/cyrus-imapd/rehash -i none, 
> there was some error message occurs like "converting data partition 
> /var/spool/imap...couldn't rename t to .t at (eval 1) line 951,
> <STDIN> 
> line 2.",  it did change /var/spool/imap/t/user/test to 
> /var/spool/imap/user/test. however I could not access the mailbox 
> after, it always said "system I/O error". I had to 
> /usr/lib/cyrus-imapd/reconstruct -r user.test, but it went back to 
> /var/spool/imap/t/user/test again 
Ondrej Sury <ondrej at sury.org>

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