[Dovecot] ~/.maildir preferable to %h/Maildir and ~/Maildir?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sun Nov 5 17:58:29 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-11-05 at 12:53 -0500, Jeff Kowalczyk wrote:
> I have a recently deployed dovecot server and am readying another. Upon
> updating to rc12, I note the following change in the default dovecot.conf
> file:
>  -default_mail_env = mbox:/var/spool/mail/%u:INDEX=/var/dovecot/%u 
>  +mail_location = maildir:~/.maildir 

Where did you get rc12? In my tarball there are still:

#   mail_location = maildir:~/Maildir
#   mail_location = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u
#   mail_location = mbox:/var/mail/%d/%1n/%n:INDEX=/var/indexes/%d/%1n/%n

No "~/.maildir" anywhere, and I don't recommend using it either.

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