[Dovecot] Mbox corruption - Inbox beginning with 'FFrom' or 'FrFrom'
erik5 at pair.com
Tue Jul 27 16:32:47 EEST 2010
> If you delete all messages from mailbox, INTERNAL DATA message doesn't
> show up there? The mbox file size becomes zero? If so, it doesn't sound
> like you're really using Dovecot v1.x..
It looks like if I'm starting without the folder existing (whether it's
a new delivery rule or you delete the folder from IMAP), deliver doesn't
create the FOLDER INTERNAL DATA so it will just start appending messages
Once that first message is received, IMAP won't create the FOLDER
INTERNAL DATA message until I delete all the messages from the folder.
When I delete all the messages from the folder, they are not actuall
removed until I restart my mail client. If new messages are received to
that folder before I restart my mail client, then it also won't create
the FOLDER INTERNAL DATA message.
I'm not sure if that's directly related to this issue, but I know the
corrupted From line is always the first message in a mailbox and is
never the FOLDER INTERNAL DATA message.
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