[Dovecot] UIDL question

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Nov 28 18:47:31 EET 2008

On Nov 28, 2008, at 6:43 PM, Wouter van der Schagt wrote:

>> This mixes v3 syntax with v1 syntax, won't work.
> You're right, after changing it to the v3 syntax i'm getting exactly  
> the same output in both servers after issuing the UIDL command in a  
> telnet session. So far so good.
> However, a 2nd copy of the files is still being downloaded. Is this  
> because the IP has changed? My steps are.
> - Download emails from IP.IP.IP.1
> - Migrate emails
> - Confirm manually that UIDL output is the same
> - If so, download emails from IP.IP.IP.2
> And in the last step, im still getting a 2nd copy of all emails.  
> Where is the fault in my reasoning? Do i need to give dovecot a  
> message number that was last downloaded?

If the UIDLs are exactly the same, I've no idea why the client would  
download a duplicate. I haven't heard before that a changed IP would  
be an issue. Of course that would still be a client-specific issue.  
Sounds a bit unlikely though.

Ccing back to list in case someone else has an idea..

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