murder and autocreate (I know it is not supported)

Dave McMurtrie dave64 at
Tue Jun 9 13:11:39 EDT 2009

Duncan Gibb wrote:
> Paolo Cravero wrote:
> PC> I have read in the docs that the autocreate patch does not work
> PC> with murder, and I have experienced it too. But...
> PC> ... if I leave the autocreate ON on backends only, and then
> PC> simulate an IMAP access or mail delivery right at the backend
> PC> level, I should not get into troubles, right?
> You might be interested in the attached patch, which is something I
> cooked up last year for our internal Cyrus builds.  It's a fairly dirty
> hack to provide frontends with a way to decide which backend should they
> go to for a mailbox that doesn't yet exist.

Ken is actually working on some code now that will integrate this 
functionality into Cyrus.  I'm short on details right now (exactly how 
it will work and exactly when it will be done) but I thought it would 
interest you to know that it's being worked on.


Dave McMurtrie, SPE
Email Systems Team Leader
Carnegie Mellon University,
Computing Services

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