[Dovecot] Auto-expire messages in a folder

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sun Nov 5 19:56:02 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-11-05 at 10:52 -0700, Mike Cisar wrote:
> What I would like to do is stick with the "spambox" folder idea, but have
> any messages in that folder which are older than a certain number of days
> deleted automatically.

There's a plugin for this, but it won't come to v1.0, and you probably
shouldn't use the CVS HEAD version yet.

> If
> not, is anyone aware of a script that I could run in nightly maintenance to
> do a cleanup pass on all the mailboxes?

Whatever script you use, it's better to delete by ctime and not mtime.

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