restore from cyrdump

Patrick Goetz pgoetz at
Tue Dec 9 15:27:09 EST 2014

On 12/09/2014 09:36 AM, Bron Gondwana wrote:
>> Is there nobody with a good suggestion?
> Not really.  Most people seem to be using LVM snapshots.

OK, I'll bite.  Since a  couple of times I've had to restore mail using 
reconstruct after having lost all the metadata, I'm wondering what the 
point is of either cyrdump or ctl_mboxlist list if you can't restore the 
mail spool from their outputs?

What does cyrdump do, anyway?  I would expect it to also backup all the 
metadata; else it amounts to tar'ing up ~/cyrus/user.

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