Restore message date from "Date:" field

Gionatan Danti g.danti at
Fri Jul 31 07:39:23 EDT 2020

Hi all,
I just noticed the dates of some old emails are wrongly displayed on 
roundcube webmail.

In short, the list view shows the filesystem date of the affected 
messages (ie: mtime of u.1 file), rather than what is found in the 
"Date:" header field

These were emails migrated from an old system, but I vaguely remember I 
had some issue at the time which I solved with some combination of 

Can "reconstruct" be used to repopulate the index file with the correct 
date from "Date:" field? If not, what I can do to solve the issue? I 
already tried "reconstruct -u user at domain -x -f -r -G", but with no 


Danti Gionatan
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