POLL: what should reconstruct -f do?

Blake Hudson blake at ispn.net
Mon Apr 25 11:14:12 EDT 2011

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Subject: POLL: what should reconstruct -f do?
From: Bron Gondwana <brong at fastmail.fm>
To: info-cyrus at lists.andrew.cmu.edu, cyrus-devel at lists.andrew.cmu.edu
Date: Friday, April 22, 2011 6:07:00 PM
> 1) what we do now - require a cyrus.header in the directory
>    or ignore it.
> 2) like (1) but warn about the directory with no cyrus.header
> 3) add the mailbox if there's a directory, don't require
>    cyrus.header.
> 4) like (3) - but check that there's at least one cyrus.* file
>    OR at least one message file in the directory before
>    creating the mailbox.  (so an empty directory doesn't generate
>    a bogus mailbox, and neither does one containing nothing that
>    looks like it belongs in a mailbox)

I vote for #3. I could see #1/#4 being implemented as an option.

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