from 2.2.12 to 2.3.1, mailbox has invalid format [SOLVED]
Nicolas.Kowalski at imag.fr
Fri Feb 17 16:52:40 EST 2006
Nicolas KOWALSKI <Nicolas.Kowalski at imag.fr> writes:
> Ken Murchison <murch at andrew.cmu.edu> writes:
>> You shouldn't have to do a reconstruct unless there truely is
>> something wrong with the mailbox.
> You must be right: after running a reconstruct on my mailbox using the
> 2.2.12 binary , the various cyrus.index files sizes shrank
> significantly. I also tested with some of the mailboxes which caused
> problems, and saw the same behaviour.
> So, there must be some garbage (coming from where, I do not know),
> that implies running a reconstruct of probably all mailboxes, just to
> be sure I have all of them consistents.
Yes, it worked. :-)
After I reconstructed all mailboxes, I switched to 2.3.1 binaries
(plus the patch from S. Matter for the deliver crash), and everything
started fine, without any error.
Thanks for all.
PS: I am however still surprised by the garbage that came into some
mailboxes ; this 2.2.12 installation has less than one year of
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