[Dovecot] Clients cannot empty trash

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Thu Feb 23 00:23:30 EET 2006

Saurabh Barve wrote:
>> I am having a problem with Dovecot and imap; users are not being able 
>> to empty their trash from time to time. Here is what I am running:
>> [root at xxxx root]# rpm -q dovecot
>> dovecot-0.99.13-3.FC3
>> [root at xxxx root]# uname -a
>> Linux xxxx 2.6.12-1.1381_FC3smp #1 SMP Fri Oct 21 04:03:26 EDT 2005 
>> i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
>> [root at xxxx root]#


> I think this is a pretty frequent problem with the 0.99.x version. I 
> haven't seen a solution for it so far other than just emptying the 
> trash folder. This probably is fixed in the 1.0 versions, but I'm
> still running 0.99.14, so I'm not sure.

This happened to us all the time wioth 0.99.x and mbox format. Problem 
went away when we switched to maildir.


Best regards,


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