POLL: what should reconstruct -f do?

Øyvind Kolbu oyvind.kolbu at usit.uio.no
Tue Apr 26 06:26:52 EDT 2011

On 2011-04-26 at 07:07, Patrick Boutilier wrote:
> Everybody seems to like 3. But if you only have an empty directory with 
> no message files or something that resembles a cyrus file what is the 
> point of creating an empty folder? :-)

I don't see why we'd suddenly get a spurious empty directory, though it
would be added as a new valid empty folder.

> Or does 3 assume there are message files in the directory?

No, 4 is 3 plus attempting to find valid messages in the directory.

Øyvind Kolbu
Universitetet i Oslo

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