BUG - DELETE Public/Folder not working with Thunderbird

Anton Yuzhaninov citrin+dovecot at citrin.ru
Sat Sep 17 15:20:16 UTC 2016

On 2016-09-16 16:13, Leander Schäfer wrote:
> Thank you very much for your helpful hint. Thunderbird clearly wants to
> move Public/Test to the Trash of the user who subscribed the Public
> folder. Question is how to solve this from a Dovecot point of a view, so
> a user can also delete folders?

> 31432704[11f53e080]: 1f581800: 17 rename
> "Public/Test" "Trash/Test"
> 31432704[11f53e080]: ReadNextLine [stream=2ac7e870 nb=91 needmore=0]
> 31432704[11f53e080]: 1f581800:
> 17 NO [CANNOT] Renaming not supported across non-private namespaces
> (0.000 + 0.000 secs).

I don't sure something can be done by dovecot in this situation. You 
have to try workarounds in Thunderbird:

I personally think, that MUA should delete folder (not rename) if folder 
is empty.

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