Nested "INBOX" folders - hard to delete

Bron Gondwana brong at
Mon Mar 29 18:23:17 EDT 2010

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 10:25:09PM +0300, Jukka Huhta wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Mar 2010, Brian Awood wrote:
> > What version of cyrus are you running?  If it's a version 2.3 with
> > delayed delete enabled, you are likely running into a bug in cyrus.
> The newest, 2.3.16.  This certainly feels like a bug.  Not going to
> debug it this time, though.
> > If you don't want to shut cyrus down, you can probably use cyr_dbtool to
> > delete the mailbox entry, then manually cleanup the filesystem.
> Thanks, I was going to try that but then I first tried to renm the
> mailboxes to shorter names before dm'ing them, and that did the trick.
> I thought I had tried it already.
> So the issue seems to be worked around.

That was what I was just about to suggest!  I stuck this in our tree:

So anything with multiple INBOX in a row gets blocked.  


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