[dovecot] Re: Maildir format

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Dec 30 08:51:21 EET 2002

On Mon, 2002-12-30 at 05:10, Gareth J. Greenaway wrote:
> to new, cur, and tmp.  The problem arrises when I want to view email
> from another folder, I have a folder called "test" which contains some
> email also in Maildir format, however when I attempt to view this
> email I only get an empty listing with the ".." to go one directory
> up.  Thanks.

Dovecot wants the folders directory names to begin with a dot, so name
it ".test". Subfolders would be named as ".test.subfolder". This is
compatible with Courier's Maildir++ format.

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