2.4.17 --> 2.5.3 Delayed expunge?
pgoetz at mail.utexas.edu
Sat Sep 19 11:33:04 EDT 2015
(I tried sending this message directly to Patrick B., and it was
rejected because utexas.edu apparently has a high spam score? Anyway...)
You have been extremely helpful: thank you very much!
In particular, I was looking at the documentation here:
which is the same old incomplete stuff that we were dealing with before,
and was just about to sift through the mailing list archive to find out
where the real documentation is being developed these days.
To avoid confusion for armchair cyrus admins like myself, would it be
possible to include a note at http://www.cyrusimap.org/docs
pointing people to the new and improved documentation at
On 9/19/2015 9:50 AM, Patrick Boutilier wrote:
> On 09/19/2015 11:41 AM, Patrick Goetz wrote:
>> Upgrading from 2.4.17 to 2.5.3 I kept the same configuration files, save
>> for changing the names of some deprecated variables in
>> Now I am noticing some unexpected behavior; namely when messages are
>> deleted (in Thunderbird, Trash emptied and folders compacted) the
>> messages seem to persist in ~/cyrus/user/my_username
>> Was this the behavior before, and I just didn't notice it because I'm
>> only ever looking in the mail folders when debugging, or is this a new
>> feature of 2.5.x?
>> In particular, I notice that the /etc/cyrus/cyrus.conf file appears to
>> have these new fields which I didn't have before:
>> # Expire data older than 28 days.
>> # deleteprune cmd="cyr_expire -E 4 -D 28" at=0430
>> # expungeprune cmd="cyr_expire -E 4 -X 28" at=0445
>> I commented them out, thinking these were for removing old mail no
>> matter what; i.e. deleted or not. Am I suddenly getting a delayed
>> expunge feature that I didn't have in 2.4.17, hence need to uncomment
>> the pruning lines above?
> Looks for Default Change: delete_mode and Default Change: expunge_mode
> . Also, Underscores in cmd Names in cyrus.conf :-)
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