[Dovecot] maildirsize update error
egbert at vandenbussche.nl
Wed Nov 22 07:43:49 UTC 2006
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> [mailto:dovecot-bounces at dovecot.org] On Behalf Of Steffen Kaiser
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> Subject: Re: [Dovecot] maildirsize update error
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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"?
Just a stupid suggestion from a newcomer... Why not introducing a separate
quotum for Trash? Could be a percentage of total quota or a predifined
amount independent of 'real' quota.
Just my 2 $c
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