ignores dovecot-uidlist.lock

Tom Sommer mail at
Thu May 19 08:37:05 UTC 2016

On 2016-05-19 08:07, Steffen Kaiser wrote:

> On Wed, 18 May 2016, Tom Sommer wrote:
>> On 2016-05-18 11:52, Aki Tuomi wrote:
>>> On 18.05.2016 12:44, Tom Sommer wrote:
>>>> I'm trying to lock down a maildir from modifications using
>>>> dovecot-uidlist.lock, but when a user with = create 
>>>> logs
>>>> in, then the folder is created regardless of dovecot-uidlist.lock
>>>> existing or not.
>>>> Is there no way to prevent dovecot from touching anything in a 
>>>> maildir
>>>> folder?
>>> Could you provide more information, like:
>>> what you are trying to achieve
>>> what did you do
>>> what you configuration looks like
>>> what version you are using
>> I'm trying to move all files and folder from / to 
>> / without moving .dovecot.svbin and .dovecot.sieve 
>> etc. (homedir files)
>> So I wanted to lock the folder, kick the user and the move the 
>> files/folders, but the user logs in just after I kick him and so the 
>> auto-folders are created and my migration script fails, locking the 
>> folder with dovecot-uidlist.lock and maildirlock does not work in this 
>> case.
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Yea, I was just hoping there was a way without having to mess with 

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