unexpunge broken?

Scott Russell lnxgeek at us.ibm.com
Mon Aug 21 17:52:04 EDT 2006

C.K wrote:
> Is here anyone who ca ntell me how unexpunge works?
> i have delayed in imapd.conf
> expunge_mode: delayed
> and cyrus.conf
> delprune        cmd="cyr_expire -E 6" at=0100
> expunge         cmd="cyr_expire -X 8" at=0300
> but when i try the commands in any form i get errors like this,
> mail2# su cyrus -c "/usr/cyrus/bin/unexpunge -l user/demo at inkorgen.com"
> mail2# tail /var/log/imapd.log
> Aug 21 17:57:50 mail2 unexpunge[47669]: unable to open/lock mailbox (null)

I see the unable to open/lock mailbox if it's in use by an IMAP client. 
The (null) part looks strange though. Maybe you have some character 
separator settings that are confusing the situation? How are you running 
the command exactly?

Scott Russell <lnxgeek at us.ibm.com>
IBM Linux Technology Center, System Admin

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