[Dovecot] migration to maildir and arrival time

Nicolas Kowalski Nicolas.Kowalski at imag.fr
Fri Oct 22 17:24:04 EEST 2004

On Fri, 22 Oct 2004, Timo Sirainen wrote:

> On 22.10.2004, at 11:17, Nicolas Kowalski wrote:
>> >  When the destination storage format is maildir, the mailboxes are not 
>> >  the same. I checked the contents of the maildir, in the .toto/cur/ 
>> >  directory. What I see is the files having correct mtime (I also checked 
>> >  their contents). But when I use pine, and its arrival sort, to look into 
>> >  this 'toto' folder, the last message received is as the top.
>>  I also noticed that viewing the same Maildir mailbox with a dovecot 
>>  server, and with a courier-imap server, with arrival sorting, does not 
>>  produce the same results in my MUAs (Mozilla 1.7.3 and Pine 4.61).
> It sounds like the arrival sorting means sorting by message's UID, and that 
> Dovecot doesn't give UIDs to messages in same order as their timestamp is. 
> What version of Dovecot are you using? I think I fixed this once in 0.99.x 
> series, I guess it might have broken at least in 1.0-tests..

It's, coming from www.backports.org for Debian Woody.



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