Strange bug in cyrus (missing folders with reconstruct !)

Denis BUCHER dbucherml at
Thu Dec 17 18:30:17 EST 2009

Patrick Boutilier a écrit :
> On 12/17/2009 09:28 AM, Denis BUCHER wrote:
> <snip>
>>> How did you move the mail from one server to the other?
>> I think I copied with scp.
>>> Does the CLIENT folder have at least a cyrus.index file in it?
>> No, the CLIENT folder has only subfolders...
> Is it even possible to create a folder (even an empty one) that doesn't
> have the cyrus.* files in it ?

Yes it must be, because I really took the files "as is" from the old

> I am pretty sure that if you just put an empty cyrus.header file in
> CLIENT then your reconstruct command will see the the folder when run
> with -f

Good idea, but :

$ touch /var/spool/cyrus/mail/c/user/psmith/CLIENTS/cyrus.header
$ /usr/sbin/cyrreconstruct -p default -rf user.psmith.CLIENTS
user.psmith.CLIENTS: Mailbox has an invalid format

If only ;-))


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