[Dovecot] quota with sendmail and dovecot

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Nov 2 19:32:32 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-10-20 at 10:02 +0200, Antonio Casado Rodríguez wrote:
> I have a problem with dovecot and quotas
> I don't want quota in  INBOX with sendmail (mbox), it's work ok. 
> Sendmail can put the new messages in INBOX although exceed the quota limit.
> plugin {
>   quota = maildir:storage=10240
>  }
> It's work ok, i have 10 MB in INBOX and i have 10 MB in maildir.
> My clients are Mozilla Thunderbird
> My problem: when Sendmail put one new message in INBOX, Thunderbird see 
> it, but the quota don't change.
> I think that when dovecot do a full sync it must update the quota.

Two reasons why it doesn't work:

1) Maildir quota backend doesn't work with mboxes at all

2) Quota plugin doesn't currently support multiple namespaces, won't be
fixed before v1.0.

Couldn't you just use maildir for INBOX as well, and just not make
Sendmail use the maildir quota?
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