DECISION: what reconstruct -f should do

Bron Gondwana brong at
Tue Apr 26 13:20:51 EDT 2011

On Tue, 26 Apr 2011 10:19 -0700, "David Lang" <david.lang at> wrote:
> I can easily see someone wanting to have INBOX.sub containing INBOX.sub.folder1 
> and INBOX.sub.folder2 as an organizational mechanism
> if you were to create INBOX.sub and the user didn't want it, could they remove 
> it without affecting INBOX.sub.folder?

No, not easily.  It would delete the whole tree by default.

> if you don't create INBOX.sub and the user wants it, will they run into any 
> grief when they try to create INBOX.sub due to the fact that the directory 
> already exists?

No, that's not a problem.  It will create just fine.

  Bron Gondwana
  brong at

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