How do I index salvaged directory tree

Patrick Boutilier boutilpj at
Mon Mar 13 19:01:55 EST 2006

Jim Sabatke wrote:
> Apparently reconstruct doesn't do this now.  I salvaged a user's 
> directory tree from a disk that was going bad, moved to to a new server, 
>  and copied the files and directories in.
> Now I don't seem to have a way to get at the files through a mail 
> client, except for the top level (that indexed fine).  No subdirs show up.
> Is there any other way to do this?

 From "man reconstruct"

-f     Examine the filesystem underneath mailbox, adding all directories 
with a cyrus.header found  there  as  new mailboxes.  Useful for 
restoring mailboxes from backups.

> TIA,
> Jim
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