[Dovecot] Maildir folder separator
elitescripts2000 at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 22 07:56:54 EEST 2006
Just because you have 1 or 2 people asking to use a stupid PERIOD in a mailbox
name does not merrit a demand or real reason to allow the period.
Let em to use an underscore or dash ( _ - ) sheeesh! Is it worth the bother to
redefine your code for that?
--- Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-08-22 at 02:32 +0300, Mikko Kortelainen wrote:
> > Hi,
> > There's been some demand from users to make it possible to use the
> > period character (.) in folder names, but that is impossible when the
> > folder separator is already period.
> > Is there any possibility of replacing that which another separator, say
> > a / ?
> Currently Dovecot supports only Maildir++ directory layout, which
> specifies that '.' character is used as the separator in the filesystem.
> You can change that separator from the sources, but then you'll have to
> rename all the existing maildirs.
> src/lib-storage/index/maildir/maildir-storage.h MAILDIR_FS_SEP and
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