[Dovecot] Maildir, imap and newness of messages

Anand Buddhdev arb at anand.org
Fri Feb 10 17:28:09 EET 2006

On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 05:12:00PM +0200, Timo Sirainen wrote:

Hi Timo,

> > However, dovecot seems to get this wrong. For example, if I have a
> > message in Maildir/new, and I use mutt (a console-based maildir-aware
> > mail client) to open the Maildir, then mutt moves the messages from
> > Maildir/new to Maildir/cur (note here that I haven't actually read the
> > message yet, just opened the Maildir with mutt). I expect that when I
> > now open this Maildir with dovecot imap, and do a "select inbox", it
> > should report "1 EXISTS" and "0 RECENT". However, dovecot reports this
> > as "1 EXISTS" and "1 RECENT".
> > 
> > In my opinion, this is a bug in Dovecot. Would any of the developers
> > like to comment?
> I'm pretty sure this has been fixed to work correctly in 1.0betas.

I just compiled 1.0b3, and tested, and this bug has been fixed. Thank
you for your response.


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