[Dovecot] Homedir vs locations vs mail_location?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Feb 21 02:29:24 EET 2012

On 20.2.2012, at 11.24, Jan-Frode Myklebust wrote:

>> 2. If I use single (default) namespace, should I set namespace's
>> location (to the same value as global mail_location), and should I
>> expect anything strange if I skip it to set? Reversely, is it
>> possible not to set global mail_location and set only namespace's
>> location (which would be more logical as namespace definition is
>> compact and easy to find in config)?
> We have a single namespace, with blank location:
> But I don't really know the purpose of this location field vs.
> mail_location.

If namespace location is empty, it defaults to mail_location. Typically you specify namespace location only when you have more than one namespace.

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