[Dovecot] Shared mailboxes basics

Thomas Hummel hummel at pasteur.fr
Fri Mar 19 23:14:17 EET 2010

On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 09:11:32PM +0200, Timo Sirainen wrote:

> Yes, because SETACL updates also the shared-mailbox file, which contains
> information about what mailboxes are visible to who. Without that,
> Dovecot would have to look through all users all mailboxes to see if
> there happens to be any dovecot-acl files that contains rules for
> current user, which of course would be really slow.

Get it. So I guess the recommended method to "make the share mailboxes visible"
is to talk IMAP (through telnet for instance) and not trying to suppose
anything about the shared-mailbox file format and try to hack it directly,
right ?

Thomas Hummel 	    | Institut Pasteur
<hummel at pasteur.fr> | Pôle informatique - systèmes et réseau

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