[Dovecot] Maildir folder separator

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Aug 22 05:33:12 EEST 2006

On Tue, 2006-08-22 at 02:32 +0300, Mikko Kortelainen wrote:
> Hi,
> There's been some demand from users to make it possible to use the 
> period character (.) in folder names, but that is impossible when the 
> folder separator is already period.
> Is there any possibility of replacing that which another separator, say 
> a / ?

Currently Dovecot supports only Maildir++ directory layout, which
specifies that '.' character is used as the separator in the filesystem.
You can change that separator from the sources, but then you'll have to
rename all the existing maildirs.

src/lib-storage/index/maildir/maildir-storage.h MAILDIR_FS_SEP and

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