Superior hiearchical mailbox creation, after the fact

Ross Boylan ross at
Tue Jun 12 21:12:29 EDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 08:49 -0400, Ken Murchison wrote:
> Ross Boylan wrote:
> > I've created INBOX.a.b, INBOX.a.c, and others.  To my suprise, there is no 
> > INBOX.a folder.  This was discussed previously on this list (2/28/06, similar 
> > to this messages subject), and is Cyrus's expected behavior.
> > 
> > I've now decided I want a folder INBOX.a, that is something I can move 
> > messages into.
> > 
> > Is it safe to create such a folder, or will it cause problems, for example 
> > wiping out the current folders under INBOX.a?
> Yes, you can CREATE INBOX.a without wiping out INBOX.a.*.
kmail refused to create a mailbox in this situation, but evolution was
happy to.

Just a note for the record.

Thanks to Ken and Jorey for their responses.


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