[Dovecot] Variable expansion in LDA vs POP/IMAP

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat May 26 18:26:40 EEST 2007

On Fri, 2007-05-25 at 11:20 -0400, Jason Godsey wrote:
> > Delivery works perfectly fine, Dovecot's deliver get a "mail"
> > column from the database (that looks like this: 
> > /mail/01/%2LMd/%2.2LMd/%LMd/mail/%Ln/ ) and expands variables,
> > delivers the mail into the maildir's location.
> you should NOT be doing select 
> concat('/mail/01/%2LMd/%2.2LMd/%LMd/mail/%Ln') as maildir

Actually that does work. It's only the value returned from database
that's not expanded. I think that'd be a bad idea because then any
usernames or paths containing '%' characters would break.

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