Replication error

David Carter dpc22 at
Wed Dec 5 03:48:00 EST 2007

On Tue, 4 Dec 2007, Wesley Craig wrote:

> The internal Cyrus "mailbox ID" ought to be unique, but it's not.  On 
> the sub folder, remove the cyrus.header file and reconstruct.  This will 
> assign a new, unique mailbox ID.  Any ideal how they ended up with the 
> same IDs?

Given that a user inbox is involved, my guess would be:

Changes to the Cyrus IMAP Server since 2.3.9

     * Fixed the special case of RENAMEing an Inbox, so that it doesn't
       keep the same mailbox uniqueid, thus allowing it to replicate
       properly (seen state is still preserved).

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