[Dovecot] Dovecot 1.x on AIX -> Dovecot 2.x on Ubuntu

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sun Jun 10 00:00:52 EEST 2012

On 6.6.2012, at 23.27, root at yuma.acns.colostate.edu wrote:

> We are working on migrating Dovecot 1.2.17 running on AIX 5.3 (believe it
> or not!) to Dovecot 2.0.13 running on Ubuntu.  We have hundreds of users
> mboxes we will be migrating.  My question is regarding the index files.
> Should we remove those after the migration, but before we open it up to
> users so Dovecot can create new ones?
> I did a test migration of a single user, and Dovecot detects the
> architecture change and put out some panic errors, corrupt files and

Yeah, there's still some problem with properly handling index file recreation when CPU architecture (endianess) change is detected. Better just delete your index files, since they have to be regenerated anyway.

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