[Dovecot] Ignoring dot files

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Aug 11 17:53:20 EEST 2006

On Fri, 2006-08-11 at 20:51 +1000, Andrew wrote:
> Is there any way to have dovecot ignore files begining with . in 
> directories that contain mbox formatted mail folders (in addition to the 
> already ignored .imap and .subscriptions)? I've looked in the docs and 
> haven't found anything but perhaps I'm not looking in the right place.

It used to do that by default, but since some clients wanted to use
mailbox names automatically that began with dots, I changed it. Dovecot
has already too many settings, and I'd rather not add another one for
this at least right now.
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