[Dovecot] Dovecot returns everything starting with "." as folder

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sun May 30 01:14:14 EEST 2004

On Sat, 2004-05-29 at 20:49, Christoph Hohmann wrote:
> I'm using dovecot imapd from debian unstable and I
> noticed that dovecot returns everything in the maildir
> folder that starts with a "." as a folder as the result of
>   LIST "" "%"
> command without checking if it is really a maildir folder
> (must contain the directories cur, new, tmp and the file
> maildirfolder).

It's a bit useless to check it in most situations and it would just
cause extra disk I/O if system doesn't support struct dirent->d_type
field.. But since this has been asked often enough..:


You'd probably want to run autogen.sh + configure again, or just #define
HAVE_DIRENT_D_TYPE in config.h.

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