[Dovecot] Virtual mailboxes show up twice

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Feb 18 18:23:00 EET 2010

On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 13:08 +0100, Matthijs Kooijman wrote:
> This makes somewhat sense, since my "virtual" namespace is a subdir of my
> default namespace:
>   mail_location = Maildir:~/Mail:LAYOUT=fs
>   namespace private {
>     location = virtual:~/Mail/virtual:LAYOUT=fs
>   }
> Now, should dovecot handle this configuration transparently by hiding the
> virtual directory from the default namespace, or is this configuration just
> not supported and should the virtual directory be outside of ~/Mail?

It's just not supported. Probably too much trouble to try to fix it.

> The current wiki documentation on the virtual plugin currently does suggest
> this configuration, its examples point to ~/Maildir/virtual.

That works because it uses LAYOUT=maildir++, which is the default. :)

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