Deleting "folders only" folder doesn't actually delete

Alex mysqlstudent at
Fri Jul 15 18:10:51 UTC 2022

> >
> > I'm using dovecot- on fedora34 and Thunderbird 91
> on
> > fedora35. When creating a folder of type "folders only" in Thunderbird,
> > then trying to delete it, it doesn't actually delete it from the
> > filesystem. Is this a permissions problem? Or perhaps a Thunderbird
> problem?
> >
> > I don't see any messages in the logs that would indicate some type of
> > failed attempt to delete. How do I troubleshoot this?
> >
> What do you get from the following command?
> (Substitude the shell variables with your case.)
> doveadm acl rights -u ${YOUR_USER} ${FOLDER_NAME}

# doveadm acl rights -u alex tmpfolder
doveadm(alex): Error: ACL not enabled for alex

It was removed from view in Thunderbird, but not from the filesystem.

It was necessary for me to add acl support to mail_plugins as well.

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