[Dovecot] Creating Maildir and populating with emails via external Python process

Sven Hartge sven at svenhartge.de
Thu Oct 25 21:06:17 EEST 2012

Bradley Rintoul <brintoul at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> I'm using Dovecot to provide IMAP services for Thunderbird clients.
> The user's mail is stored in Maildir format and the individual emails
> which the user "receives" are actually downloaded and put into the
> Maildir "repository" using a Python email client (POP3 client).

> I am trying to create the dovecot-uidlist file and maintain the "next
> UID" value within it, but I am having trouble with the UIDVALIDITY and
> the 128 bit mailbox global UID among other things.  How can I "seed" a
> dovecot-uidlist file with these values..?

> Sorry if the information is not much to go on, please let me know what
> more information you might need to help point me in the right
> direction.

How about injecting the mails into the LDA. It will take care of proper
delivery without the need for your programm to know the internal
workings of dovecot.


Sigmentation fault. Core dumped.

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