[Dovecot] writing an MDA, help me avoid corrupted indexes
faxguy at howardsilvan.com
Thu Dec 15 17:03:37 EET 2005
Steffen Kaiser wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Dec 2005, Lee Howard wrote:
>> No, but I think that my indexing problem is that my self-made LDA/MDA
>> is not following maildir spec in file naming and construction. I'd
>> prefer to use deliver if I could.
> Actually, the filenames are not to matter at all. The spec gives just
> a convention to work-a-round concurrent write access and speed up mail
> reading etc.
The naming convention that I was using was this...
sender_email:receiver_email:unix_time:pid:random_number. So maybe
spammer at nohost.org:faxguy at howardsilvan.com:1134651499:8722:23976
I understand that the naming convention shouldn't matter. In fact,
mbox2mdir produces filenames outside the spec that don't cause
problems. However, for some reason the naming convention that I chose
to use caused issues.
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