[Dovecot] doveadm altmove fails to pack messages?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Feb 9 03:45:05 EET 2012

On 1.2.2012, at 19.59, Lauri Alanko wrote:

> When I use doveadm altmove, I notice that it may result in some very small storage files in either the primary or the alternate storage location. I'm not quite sure, but it almost seems like every storage file that contains messages to be moved is simply split into two parts, even if a part might only contain a single message.
> This seems quite curious, since the idea of mdbox is after all to store as many messages in a single file as fits in mdbox_rotate_size, and dovecot-lda can quite successfully append messages to existing storage files. So why can't doveadm altmove? Is this the expected behavior, or is there something wrong with my setup?

Fixed: http://hg.dovecot.org/dovecot-2.0/rev/d83356f1fce6

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