Flags in public folders disappear when more than 25 flags are used

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Jul 10 15:37:20 UTC 2014

On 10.7.2014, at 12.54, Thomas Herrmann <THerrmann at ADwin.de> wrote:

> Now that I am using 2.2.13, I have observed this:
> - The flags that are present in the dovecot-keywords are synced between
> all clients.
> - The flags that are not in the dovecot-keywords files are not synced
> between clients, they are in fact per-user keywords (I use per-user seen
> flags for the public folders). When I set the keywords, I see changes in
> the dovecot.index.* files located at "/home/vmail/adwin.de/%n/public",
> while that information should be stored at "/home/vmail/public".
> Maybe this happens because I am using 2.2.* with INDEX instead of


> so now my question is, how do I upgrade from INDEX to INDEXPVT
> without losing information? Will dovecot convert the old files
> automatically? I did not find anything about that at

I think it would work if you simply change INDEX -> INDEXPVT, but test first with some test users.

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