[Dovecot] Convert plugin

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Jul 30 17:27:19 EEST 2010

On Fri, 2010-07-30 at 12:36 +0200, Egbert wrote:

> So things finally start to work. Only the rename of the /var/mail/<user> 
> directory doesn't work yet. Wrong owner. I made /var/mail owned by 
> vmail:vmail but that is not good. Maybe it should be owned by dovecot. 
> Who is the owner of the convert process?

Convert plugin wants to rename the mail root directory. It won't work
nicely unless you have something like


under which all the mailboxes are. Anyway, I'd suggest using
http://dovecot.org/tools/mb2md.pl instead of convert plugin. That'll
preserve stuff better.

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