[Dovecot] Migrating to mdbox

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Mar 16 18:14:53 EET 2011

On Wed, 2011-03-16 at 15:23 +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:

> > If it does, see if deleting the destination mdbox and running dsync 
> > again from scratch works.
> Even worse this time:
> chris at one-mail(~)$ sudo dsync -v -u chris backup mdbox:/home/chris/mdbox
> [sudo] password for chris: 
> dsync(chris): Error: open() failed with mbox file /home/chris/mail/admin: 
> Permission denied

Well, this is the problem. dsync aborts early because it can't open the
mailbox.. Fixing it in the code didn't look as simple as I hoped, so
since this is unlikely to be a common problem, maybe you could just
remove the symlink for now or give enough permissions for the duration
of dsync..

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