[Dovecot] Dovecot reports zero messages erroneously
tss at iki.fi
Fri Oct 28 15:27:27 EEST 2005
On Mon, 2005-10-24 at 09:36 -0700, Chris Spiegel wrote:
> On October 11, Mark Farmer reported a problem about not being able to see new
> mails. I'm running into the same issue. Even though cur/ and new/ contain
> messages, Dovecot reports that there aren't any.
> This problem seemed to start happening in alpha3 (and persists in alpha4).
> When I revert back to alpha2, the messages show up again.
Probably because alpha3 contains this change:
* src/lib-storage/index/maildir/maildir-sync.c: We were forcing a
maildir resync when it hadn't changed at all.
> It looks like a problem with the dovecot.index* files. When I delete them,
> alpha4 can serve up the mails just fine, and will in fact keep working for a
> little while. Eventually (within a few hours, although I'm not sure what
> causes it), dovecot thinks things are empty again.
What about if you do "touch Maildir/new", does it then see the new
What filesystem do you use?
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