[Dovecot] Mixing mbox and maildir
tss at iki.fi
Sun Mar 6 15:16:23 EET 2005
On 6.3.2005, at 13:48, Tom Alsberg wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 05, 2005 at 10:31:59PM +0200, Timo Sirainen wrote:
>> I just wrote this: http://wiki.dovecot.org/MailLocation
>> From what I read there, it seems pretty complicated, but I couldn't
> understand a straightforward way to do this - only with namespaces I
> could create another namespace for mbox, but then clients had to
Yes, it'd have to be under mbox/ or something like that.
> Is there no way to just have Dovecot detect whether the mailbox is in
> maildir or mbox format on opening?
There's no way for now.
> And what about the problem - that without prefixing mbox: it
> dovecot: IMAP(user): Failed to create storage with data:
It means Dovecot couldn't detect if ~/mail was mbox or maildir. If it
had inbox file or .imap/ directory, it would have been detected as
mbox, if it had new/ directory it would have been detected as maildir.
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