[Dovecot] Purging a large folder... anything I need to be careful of?

Dennis Guhl dg at dguhl.org
Wed Feb 10 15:45:29 EET 2010

Timo Sirainen schrieb:
> On Wed, 2010-02-10 at 13:40 +0100, Dennis Guhl wrote:
>> When you go to ~/Maildir/cur/ to remove messages (as dave intend) 
>> dovecots indexes will indeed be affected. But it will cause no 
>> trouble beside throwing an entry in the log.
> It shouldn't even log anything. Dovecot's Maildir code was built so that
> it expected there to be other non-Dovecot MUAs accessing and changing
> the Maildir. Only recently I added maildir_very_dirty_syncs=yes setting
> where it assumes it's the only thing accessing maildir to improve
> performance.

Am I wrong or did you remove the log entry?
IIRC it was there in the past.

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