[Dovecot] how to announce shared folders to clients using non-default mail prefix

Tom Lieuallen toml at engr.orst.edu
Sat Jun 30 19:07:58 EEST 2012

On 6/13/12 10:07 AM, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On 13.6.2012, at 19.58, Tom Lieuallen wrote:
>>> type=public and same for the other shared namespace. The type=shared
>>> namespaces are for mailboxes shared between users.
>> Unfortunately, it still isn't working.
> ..
>> It seems to me like the logic for deciding which namespaces to follow is something like this:
>> * If mail prefix = "", inspect and potentially use all namespaces
>> * else look in default namespace for subdirectories matching prefix listed _AND_ look for namespaces that are exact matches for the prefix passed.
>> In that 'else' case, it does not appear to look for namespaces where the mail prefix is a subset.
> No. I tried with your exact config, except changed namespace types to public, and it works fine in my tests.. You're trying with v2.1.7, right?

Yes, 2.1.7 in solaris 10, compiled with gcc.  I tried this on a linux 
box and got the same behavior.  I tried compiling it with the Sun 
compilers; no change.  I'm at a loss of what else to check or try.

thank you

Tom Lieuallen

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