[Dovecot] Thunderbird message cache out of sync after repetitive rsyncs...

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Dec 26 20:44:13 EET 2013

On 26.12.2013, at 20.33, Charles Marcus <CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com> wrote:

> Hi Timo,
> Thanks for the reply, but I think I figured it out...
> I just realized...
> 1. the source does NOT have any index files at all, only the dovecot-uid* files

Only the dovecot-uidlist matters, the indexes are only for optimization.

> 2. the target (the account I am testing with) *does* have *two* index files (but not the main dovecot.index file), because they are created when I access the account

This is intentional optimization.

> So, maybe I just need to delete the index files on the target before accessing it?

Nope, doesn't matter.

> I also really, really need to know why I don't have the main dovecot.index file... ???

It's going to be created later once the mailbox has had a bit more changes.

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