[Dovecot] Reproducible duplicate messages bug with Mail.app+Dovecot

Andrew Moran amoran at forsythia.net
Mon Feb 12 18:44:24 UTC 2007

Hey Timo,

Thanks for the response.

Yes, the original set is still gone, which is the odd thing about  
this.   It's only the new set that show up duplicates.   And as for  
my Trash settings, I have it "Move deleted messages to the Trash  
mailbox" and "Store deleted messages on the server" checked.

I'm surprised you aren't seeing the same behavior as myself as we  
have very similar setups.   I have tried using different machines,  
and different accounts, and I always get the same behavior --  
messages show up twice after moving messages if  other messages were  
deleted (but not expunged) in that folder.

Someone else suggested I use dovecot logging, so I'll look into that.


On Feb 12, 2007, at 9:00 AM, Timo Sirainen wrote:

> On Sat, 2007-02-10 at 12:00 -0800, Andrew Moran wrote:
>> Server: Dovecot 1.0rc22 using Maildir on FreeBSD 6.1
> Linux here.
>> Client:  Mail.app 2.1 on OS X 10.4.8
> Same here. Says 2.1 (752/752.2).
>> 1) Create a new imap folder (let's say "bar")
>> 2) Drag more than one message (let's say 3 or 4) from existing imap
>> folder "foo" to new folder "bar".
> By this I suppose you mean the move operation, which does internally
> COPY + STORE \Deleted for the selected messages.
>> 3) Click on new folder "bar" and see messages in there.
>> 4) Select messages and delete them (Delete key).  Messages are gone
>> as expected.
> So just mark them deleted, no expunge?
>> 5) Go back to original folder "foo" and drag a few more messages into
>> new folder "bar"
>> 6) Click on bar.
>> 7) You will notice that all the second set of messages show up twice.
> The first set is still gone?
> I couldn't reproduce it. What Trash settings do you have? Anyway like
> others suggested looking at rawlog output would be helpful in showing
> what goes wrong.
> Also have you tried recreating your Dovecot account in Mail.app? That
> alone might fix it..

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