[Dovecot] Keeping \Seen flag private

Adam McDougall mcdouga9 at egr.msu.edu
Fri Jun 27 21:24:53 EEST 2008

Imobach González Sosa wrote:
> Hi all,
> I wanna to set up shared folders for a couple of users and I'd like that 
> everyone could keep the \Seen flag as private. So if user #1 reads some 
> messages and user #2 not, those messages appear as "unseen" to #2 and "seen" 
> to #1.
> I've implemented shared folders using namespaces with every user having their 
> own "control" and "private" directories. But all the flags (\Seen included) 
> are "shared".
> Am I on the right path? Some tip or documentation?
> Oh, I almost forgot: using dovecot 1.0.13 (from Debian Etch backports).
> Thank you in advance!
 From Timo, I wanted the same thing so I patch the source each time:


near line 428,
               mbox->ibox.box.private_flags_mask = MAIL_SEEN;
               mbox->ibox.box.private_flags_mask = 0;

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