[Dovecot] MAILBOXDIR question

Johannes Grimm Johannes.Grimm at fh-rosenheim.de
Tue Mar 31 00:29:02 EEST 2009

you should choose maildir, if that´s the question.
take a look at this: http://wiki.dovecot.org/MailboxFormat/Maildir

Stewart Dean wrote:
> I'm unclear about where and how this is to be used.  I gather it is to 
> be a new standard, but I didn't seem to find anything about it in the 
> Dovecot Wiki Mail Location page.  There are some words about it in the 
> 1.1.12/3 release notes, but perhaps I'm thick, but they're 
> meta-ambiguous to me.
> Is it meant to be used like this:
> mail_location = mbox:MAILBOXDIR=~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u
> instead of the current
> mail_location = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u
> ???
> Sorry to be so dense.

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