Conversion Debian Cyrus 2.1 to 2.2, experiences

Paul van der Vlis paul at
Thu Aug 14 07:24:03 EDT 2008

Gabor Gombas schreef:
> On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 11:49:43AM +0200, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
>>> Just a side note: I am pretty sure your mailboxes.db is a skiplist
>>> database which is AFAIK the default for mailboxes.db in Cyrus IMAP 2.1
>>> and 2.2. No conversion is necessary.
>> I think that's correct, but I don't know for sure how to check the type.
>> The conversed machines are working fine.
> # file mailboxes.db 
> mailboxes.db: Cyrus skiplist DB
> Gabor

On an old server:
elo:/var/lib/cyrus# file mailboxes.db
mailboxes.db: Apple QuickTime movie (modified)
When I use "strings mailboxes.db" the first line says:
skiplist file
So I think it's a skiplist file.

Thanks for your help!
It still gives an correct answer on some other databases.

Met vriendelijke groet,
Paul van der Vlis.


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