Dovecot mbox & other programs

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at
Tue Jun 9 08:17:23 UTC 2015

Excuse me...
But I start thinking rude behaviour and trolling from you side.

On Tuesday 09 June 2015 09:55:40 Daniel Tröder wrote:
> Pretty sure [s]he's a troll: Every assumption [s]he's written until now
> has been wrong and there was not even the attempt to show
> data/information that supports the claims.
> That communication form is usually intentional to provoke discussion.
> Further CCing to his/her email should stop, s/he can just subscribe.
> Am 06.06.2015 um 19:01 schrieb Pali Rohár:
> > What is correct way to read those mboxes?
> > And what is correct way to modify that mbox file
> Really simple - just 9 pages:
> > I would like to configure mutt on server to directly 
> > access those mbox mailboxes without need to use imap protocol (over 
> > localhost). It is possible without any data/message damage?
> # man mutt
> # mutt -f /var/mail/...
> Greetings
> Daniel

I already read dovecot mailing list page [1] and there is written that I
can post messages to list even without subscribing. And all well behaved
mailing list send response also to original sender. Otherwise such
mailing list is useless for people who are not subscribed (it is just
/dev/null). I though that ML used by people who understand emails very
well do not do such useless things for senders...

I'm really disappointed about you -- dovecot people on ML -- I have
just asked clear question about mbox storage format because I did not
find everything on dovecot wiki page [2] and I wanted to be sure how it
is working... And I thought that dovecot mailing list is good place
where people could answer my question how is dovecot using mbox storage.

And every response was either not to my question or your which just
marked me as troll who should not even post messages to this list.

I do not want to continue this discussion about trolling... as there is
no value from it. I really do not understand what do you have against


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Pali Rohár
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