[Dovecot] writing an MDA, help me avoid corrupted indexes

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Dec 15 19:29:51 EET 2005

On Thu, 2005-12-15 at 07:03 -0800, Lee Howard wrote:
> The naming convention that I was using was this... 
> sender_email:receiver_email:unix_time:pid:random_number.  So maybe 
> something like:
>   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.

':' isn't allowed. Dovecot assumes that the base filename ends in the
first ':'.

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