[Dovecot] Lazy expunge plugin

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Dec 22 22:28:35 UTC 2006

On 19.12.2006, at 19.39, Mark Nienberg wrote:

> Timo Sirainen wrote:
>> There's now a plugin called lazy_expunge in CVS. Instead of EXPUNGE
>> expunging the mails directly, they're moved to a mailbox with same  
>> name
>> in another namespace where user can still copy the mails back. Also
>> DELETEd mailboxes are moved to another namespace.
>> See http://wiki.dovecot.org/Plugins/Lazyexpunge for more information.
>> This is similar to Cyrus's two phase expunge:
>> http://www-uxsup.csx.cam.ac.uk/~dpc22/cyrus/two_phase_expunge.html
> In rc15 and previous, it isn't possible for thunderbird clients to  
> delete a folder in a public namespace if the thunderbird client is  
> configured to move deleted items to a trash folder (which is  
> presumably in a private namespace).  The error message says:
> "Can't rename mailbox to another storage type"
> Does this version of dovecot remove that problem?

I think the lazy-expunge plugin would make it work. Then again,  
there's no reason why it couldn't work between two maildir  
namespaces. I'll see if I can get that fixed.
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