[Dovecot] recursive mail_location?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat Jun 1 14:44:38 EEST 2013

On 1.6.2013, at 13.24, Eric Abrahamsen <eric at ericabrahamsen.net> wrote:

> Eric Abrahamsen <eric at ericabrahamsen.net> writes:
>> Karol Jurak <karol.jurak at gmail.com> writes:
>>> On Thursday 30 of May 2013 10:33:01 Eric Abrahamsen wrote:
>>>> Does anyone have a recommended way of handling this? Is it possible to
>>>> either "flatten" the structure further, or somehow tell dovecot to
>>>> recurse into directories? I don't mind having a separate gnus server
>>>> for each mail account, but I'd hate to have to do one per mailbox.
>>> Maybe setting LAYOUT=fs (and possibly DIRNAME) in mail_location could 
>>> somehow help you?
>>> More on this settings is here:
>>> http://wiki2.dovecot.org/MailLocation/Maildir
> Hmm, googling further leads me to believe that dovecot and isync/mbsync
> simply won't work together out of the box, as they keep uid validity in
> different formats:
> http://dovecot.2317879.n4.nabble.com/More-detail-re-dovecot-uidlist-and-uidvalidity-files-td39232.html

There is only one format for IMAP UIDVALIDITY. dovecot-uidlist stores the UIDVALIDITY in hex, but it's still visible as a regular base10 integer via IMAP. I don't know about isync, mbsync or gnus.

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