[Dovecot] maildirsize update error
skdovecot at smail.inf.fh-bonn-rhein-sieg.de
Wed Nov 22 07:21:19 UTC 2006
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On Wed, 22 Nov 2006, Ben Marsh wrote:
> What happens when users find that they can store stuff in the Trash dir when
> they are out of quota in the other folders? Such behavior would make trash a
Therefore I wrote before:
> > I agree that it is not good to have an unlimited Trash folder, but to
> > a message from one folder into Trash should be always possible.
> periodic enforced purges of the trash but that wouldn't go down well (At
> least where I work).
Here as well.
>> 2. While moving a message do not touch maildirsize at all at least that
>> one of the folders involved (origin / destination) were Trash.
> Given that there is no move in the IMAP specification, Dovecot would have to
> do a lookahead to find the expunge command after the copy command for all
> move operations. That would mean that dovecot would have to falsely return
> success for all copies in order to "see" the next IMAP command. In short I
> don't think that it is good/desirable behavior because of these problems.
OK, that's a problem.
Hm, one could restrict this to Trash and rollback the action after the
user logs out, N commands or something else, unless the original messages
had been expunged.
How about to have a feature like "try to hardlink when COPY into Trash"?
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