[Dovecot] Maildir, INDEX, and folders

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Apr 16 20:45:44 EEST 2007

On Mon, 2007-04-16 at 10:41 -0700, Troy Engel wrote:
> So, I create a parent folder /var/spool/dovecot/indexes that has the 
> appropriate permissions for writing by all users/dovecot. If I then set:
>   mail_location = maildir:~/Maildir:INDEX=/var/spool/dovecot/indexes/%1u/%u
> ...will the dovecot daemon(s) automagically create (A) the parent user 
> folders (i.e. .../indexes/t/tengel/)(1), and (B) the necessary 
> subfolders for all the child folder indexes? (i.e. 
> .../tengel/.Lists.Dovecot/)
> Most of the doc info seems to revolve around moving your indexes if you 
> use mbox, I'm a little fuzzy on what happens with Maildir when you 
> attempt this.

How about just trying it in a test installation? :) The answer is anyway
"yes, they're created".

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