doveadm dump ignores .pvt

Thomas Herrmann THerrmann at
Mon Jul 14 13:43:27 UTC 2014

While debugging a different problem, I used "doveadm dump" to show
information about a maildir folder; it happily reported values from
dovecot.index and dovecot.index.log (confirmed by strace):

messages count ........... = 978
seen messages count ...... = 967

However, mail clients reported different values, I guess because the
Seen flags were actually stored in the dovecot.index.pvt.log files.

Is this a known problem or a result of my (maybe unsupported?) setup?

My public maildir folder contains only links to mailboxes of the private
maildir of the mail admin, i.e.:

/home/vmail/public/.Info -> ../

namespace {
  list = children
  location =
  prefix = ADwin/
  separator = /
  subscriptions = no
  type = public

My setups leads to .pvt-files in the public namespace, could this be a
problem? explicitly
states that symlinking _should_ work.

Using version 2.2.13 (debian packages).


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