[Dovecot] still getting weird .{inbox} folder creations with latest -test7

Grahame Bowland grahame at ucs.uwa.edu.au
Thu Sep 4 11:28:43 EEST 2003

On Thu, 2003-09-04 at 15:37, Charlie Allom wrote:
> Hi,
> 	I am still getting strange creation and mailbox lookups from
> 0.99.11-test7.
> dovecot creates in ~/Maildir/
>                              .INBOX/
>                                .imap.index
>                                .imap.index.cache
>                                .imap.index.log
> 							 .customflags
> 							 dovecot-uidlist
> .INBOX seems to be a reference to ~/Maildir/{cur,new,tmp} yet I
> cannot get an IMAP client uo pick up my other maildir, located at
> ~/Maildir/mi/{cur,new,tmp}.

I think you want to name your subfolders with a "." in front of them;
it's mentioned in the documentation somewhere. So you'd have
~/Maildir/.mi/{cur,new,tmp} - try creating a folder in an IMAP email
client and you should notice this behaviour.

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