autocreate patch on debian: applies, but no change?

Fred Blaise chapeaurouge at
Thu Feb 9 11:04:51 EST 2006

well, it actually works if the user doesn't have a mailbox at all. If the
user has a mailbox, such as, it doesn't work to autocreate the


On 2/9/06, Fred Blaise <chapeaurouge at> wrote:
> hi list
> I am running Debian Sarge, and cyrus-imapd 2.1.18 from the repos.
> I patched it to have the autocreate functionality (,
> and repackaged it, but I see no difference... I am wondering if I am
> repacking without the changes??
> Here is what I am doing. I got all the toold needed to compile.
> - I get the patch related to my version
> - apt-get source cyrus21-imapd
> - apt-get build-dep cyrus21'-imapd
> - patch -p1 < the-correct-diff-file.diff
> (1 hunk fails in pop3d.c, i seen that somewhere. i manually go in and add
> the missing line. I am actually not using pop3 at all, just imap and imaps)
> - debuild -us -uc --> completes fine
> I now have multiple .deb files (even for pkgs I haven't downloaded the
> source for, like all the cyrus21-*).
> I install the new cyrus21-imapd file on my server:
> /etc/init.d/cyrus21 stop
> dpkg -i cyrus21-imapd-2.1.18_i386.deb -> ok
> /etc/init.d/cyrus21 start
> my /etc/imapd.conf is set to:
> autocreatequota: 100000
> autocreateinboxfolders: Sent|Drafts|Spam
> autosubscribeinboxfolders: Sent|Drafts|Spam
> But nothing. Nothing in the logs, just like I never patched cyrus. Am I
> doing something wrong with the packaging? or what am i missing?
> Any ideas? Your help is much appreciated.
> Thanks a lot.
> fred
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