delete_mode: delayed not always working?

Sebastian Hagedorn Hagedorn at
Wed Sep 23 07:52:36 EDT 2009

Thanks for your reply!

--On 23. September 2009 21:32:55 +1000 Bron Gondwana <brong at> 

>> The output of "ctl_mboxlist -d  | grep DELETED" didn't include it,
>> either. Fortunately I had a flashcopy from which I could restore the
>> mailbox, but still I wonder what happened. Before I look at the code
>> myself, I wanted to ask if someone knows offhand if there are known
>> circumstances that cause mailboxes to be deleted immediately.
> Take a look at the code yourself, and search for the magic string
> "Localdelete".  It bypasses delayed delete.

Localdelete seems to be an actual (private) command that a client can 
issue, right? I think it's completely impossible that the mailbox was 
deleted using this command ...
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