reconstruct problem

Luca Tolomelli tolomelli.luca at
Mon Sep 28 03:06:02 EDT 2009

I've just found the problem: NTFS removes the "." (dot) character at
the end of the file names. All the mail file names have a number
follower by a "." (dot)...!

On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 01:01, Bron Gondwana <brong at> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 05:56:00PM +0200, Luca Tolomelli wrote:
>> I have this problem with the /usr/lib/cyrus-imapd/reconstruct -r -f
>> user.username
>> If I try to restore a mail that was saved on the cyrus server all work
>> as intended.
>> If I try to restore a mail that was saved on a NTFS (copying the mail
>> from the NTSF server to the cyrus server on the username directory) no
>> mail is shown (the owner of the restored mail is "cyrus").
>> What could it be?
> Ownership of the parent directory?  Just a thought.  That would cause the
> cyrus.index and cyrus.cache creation to fail.
> What's showing up in syslog?  Reconstruct logs any errors it finds.
> Also, what version of cyrus-imapd?
> Bron ( not that the version makes much difference, probably )

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