[Dovecot] how do I fix this

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Dec 2 19:42:46 EET 2010

On Thu, 2010-12-02 at 08:55 -0500, donovan jeffrey j wrote:
> Greetings
> yesterday i was resetting an account from a script. and the user was deleted an re-added. subsequently the user now has two dovecot directories. One is active and working, accepting mail, and the other sits with all previous messages.
> is there anyway to merge these two buggers ?
> /Volumes/x/var/spool/imap/dovecot
> mail:dovecot root# ls -la | grep jsmith
> drwx------   16 jsmith          mail     544 Dec  2 08:39 330CE746-6F8D-4708-8877-A97FAFB9AADD
> drwx------   20 jsmith          mail     680 Dec  1 10:17 9EE12CA8-CC7B-4889-ABBA-525E5D522831

That looks OSX, right? .. I guess you'll just have to manually merge the
directories. Simply moving the files from new/ and cur/ directories
should be fine.

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