understanding fields in cyrus.header file

Bron Gondwana brong at fastmail.fm
Tue Feb 9 16:57:39 EST 2010

On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 06:21:21PM +0000, Gavin McCullagh wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm looking at some cyrus.header files while migrating from an old to a new
> cyrus-based mail server.  I think I understand it in general, except for
> the second last line.  A couple of examples follow:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Cyrus mailbox header

Magic: ( the code seriously checks for this exact string! )
> "The best thing about this system was that it had lots of goals."
>         --Jim Morris on Andrew

<quota root>              <uniqueid>
> user.xxxxx^yyyyyyyyy    20756ee342e4c94f

> Junk NonJunk $Forwarded Old

> xxxxx.yyyyyyyyy lrswipcda

Check out mailbox_read_header and mailbox_read_header_acl from
imap/mailbox.c in the source code if you want a more detailed
answer (in C!)


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