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

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Dec 26 20:45:51 EET 2013

On 26.12.2013, at 20.40, Charles Marcus <CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com> wrote:

> On 2013-12-26 1:33 PM, Charles Marcus <CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com> wrote:
>> 1. the source does NOT have any index files at all, only the dovecot-uid* files
>> 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
>> So, maybe I just need to delete the index files on the target before accessing it? 
> Meaning... the index files and the dovecot-uid* files are out of sync (index files are in a state from the last time I accessed the mailstore, before I rsync'd it again, but the dovecot-uid* files are from the state of the mailstore at the time of the last backup).
> Would that explain it?

Ah. Maybe. Although they do have timestamps and should refresh automatically if they don't match. But I've heard some problems related to that. Using doveadm force-resync -A '*' could be used to make sure the indexes are up to date for everyone.

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