Re: Reconstructing mailboxes -- another question


Subject: Re: Reconstructing mailboxes -- another question
From: Rob Tanner (rtanner+cyrus at linfield dot edu)
Date: Thu May 29 2003 - 12:16:28 EDT


To my knowledge, all the Perl IMAP packages (including cyradm) all talk to
the IMAP server via the IMAP protocol. None of them manipulate files
directly.

-- Rob

--On Thursday, May 29, 2003 11:36:23 AM -0400 Charles Lepple
<clepple at ghz dot cc> wrote:

>
> Rob Siemborski said:
>> On Thu, 29 May 2003, Charles Lepple wrote:
>>
>>> Try creating an account or two with cyradm, and see if your
>>> mailboxes.db matches this format.
>>>
>>> IIRC, the line below the mailbox name has the following fields:
>>>
>>> * quota size
>>
>> This is not true. quota is maintained in its own set of files.
>>
>> The first number is the mailbox type field (Normal, Reserved, Moving,
>> etc).
>
> I stand corrected.
>
> It occurred to me, however, that a better way might be to use the same
> Perl packages that cyradm uses. That way, you are insulated from any
> changes in the database format, and there is more documentation
> available.
>
> --
> Charles Lepple <clepple at ghz dot cc>
> http://www.ghz.cc/charles/
>
>

Rob Tanner
Linfield College
McMinnville, Oregon
rtanner+cyrus at linfield dot edu







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