[Dovecot] Exempt mailboxes from indexing?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Aug 23 16:52:33 EEST 2006

On Tue, 2006-08-22 at 18:31 -0500, B H wrote:
> I looked through the wiki and the archives, but couldn't find an answer 
> to this question.
> We use a webmail product that uses three dummy mbox dotfiles for storing 
> configuration and temporary info. I'm trying to find a way to have 
> dovecot's indexing ignore all dotfiles, and so far have had no luck 
> (other than, of course, coding it in myself).
> Does anyone know if this is possible? Thanks.

Not really, but what's the harm in doing that except wasting maybe 10kB
of disk space?

Or do you mean something else by "indexing", such as not listing those
files to clients at all as mailboxes? This perhaps should be
configurable, some day...

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