[Dovecot] Problems with registering new emails - imap/jfs/maildir

Trond Eivind Glomsrød teg at scali.com
Wed Aug 25 16:03:09 EEST 2004

Timo Sirainen wrote:

> On 24.8.2004, at 20:44, Trond Eivind Glomsrød wrote:
>> After changing a mailserver from using mbox/ext3 (RHL9) to 
>> Maildir/jfs (RHEL 3), dovecot
>> 0.99.10 no longer reports new email even if asked...  I have to 
>> restart the mail client and
>> do a fresh login to notice new email.
>> This happens with multiple mail clients on multiple platforms, and 
>> didn't happen before the
>> conversion... any suggestions on workarounds?
> Sounds pretty strange. How about if you switch from INBOX to another 
> folder and back, does it show then new mails?


> Nothing in log files? 


> Do the files get moved from new/ directory to cur/ even while client 
> doesn't see them
> ?

No, they stay in new/ until the mail client is restarted.

Trond Eivind Glomsrød
Senior Software Engineer
Scali - www.scali.com
High Performance Clustering

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