Api for seen state, perl preferred
brong at fastmail.fm
Wed May 20 07:59:35 EDT 2009
On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 07:34:52AM -0400, Adam Tauno WIlliams wrote:
> Maybe I'm looking in the wrong place; but on my test server
> (cyrus-imapd-2.3.11) my cyrus.header looks like -
> estate1:/var/spool/imap/user/awilliam # cat cyrus.header
> Cyrus mailbox header
> "The best thing about this system was that it had lots of goals."
> --Jim Morris on Andrew
> Junk $Label1 $Label2 $Label3 $Label4 $Label5 $MDNSent NotJunk
> receipt-handled $has_cal
> awilliam lrswipcda
> Is "46a0a0b041114dce" the id?
Yeah, just means you have no quota root. That's the ID.
> > [brong at imap3 hm]$ /usr/cyrus/bin/cyr_dbtool -C /etc/imapd-slot308-master.conf /mnt/meta8/slot308/store23/conf/user/b/brong.seen skiplist get 6af857f64475158a
> > 1 1242810803 386716 1242800567 1:386615
> > Looks like I've seen all my email! Also notice 4 other
> > fields at the start:
> > <version> <lastread> <lastuid> <lastchange> <seen_items>
> <lastchange> is an epoch time stamp?
> I'm not clear on what <lastuid> is; looks like it is a message id? What
> operation sets/updates the <lastuid> value?
It's a UID.
> > Here's a more interesting couple of folders to give you an idea
> > of what ranges look like:
> > 798b2df94146a5fe 1 1095746485 1526 1095740252 1:559,561:772,774:920,922:1109,1111:1115,1117:1138,1140:1170,1172:1195,1197:1521
> > 798b2df941576261 1 1125837870 34307 1123831223 1:28289,29118,30871,31887,31935,32058,32209:32210,32214:32219,32222,32228
> > So - in summary. It's not easy. Some plumbing required...
> > (lastuid gives you "\Recent" as per the IMAP flag - anything
> > newer than that is recent!)
> So any message with $id > $lastuid is "recent".
$uid. Please don't get confused between the two. It's an
important distinction. Everything is in UIDs internally.
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