[Dovecot] Dovecot 1.2.11 renames Maildir filenames on first read of foreign POPstore - how to avoid

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Mar 22 14:50:17 EET 2010

On Mon, 2010-03-22 at 13:22 +0100, Steffen Kaiser wrote:

> On Mon, 22 Mar 2010, Sam C. Nicholson !! wrote:
> > 	msg.yyyy:mm:dd:hh:mm:ss.random
>                  ^ at the colon teh file stem, aka UID ends in Maildir
> so no luck with standard backends, I guess

Yes, you definitely need to change the filename. But I think you could
preserve the POP3 UIDL even if you change the filename by adding them to
dovecot-uidlist, like:

<uid> P<pop3 uidl> :<filename>


1234 Pmsg.yyyy:mm:dd:hh:mm:ss.random :msg.yyy.mm.dd.hh.mm.ss.random

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