rename bunch of folders [auf Viren überprüft]

Michael Menge michael.menge at
Wed Aug 1 06:31:58 EDT 2007


i don't have a perl scritp for this, but it should be easy to edit one  
of the exapmple sripts to do this.

Quoting Hans Moser <hans.moser at>:

> Hans Moser schrieb:
>> Every user account here by default is created with a "Spam"-folder.
>> Now we like to rename all the users' Spam-folder to "Junk".
>> (Because Thunderbird by default uses the Junk-folder for this junk filter.)
>> What is the best way to do this?
>> Has anyone a shell / perl script for this?
>> If I do this outside IMAPd (i.e. by shell's mv command), I have to run
>> reconstruct to repair mailboxes.db, right?
> I was wrong here.
> If I do it this way, recontruct creates an Junk entry in mailboxes.db,
> but also recovers the (not more existing) folder Spam.
> So I have to edit mailboxes.db "by hand". :(
> Hans
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