[Dovecot] Doveadm search in public namespaces

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Dec 30 15:07:30 EET 2010

On Thu, 2010-12-30 at 13:56 +0100, Thomas Leuxner wrote:
> > It's because there is no easy way to access mailbox GUIDs, so it has to
> > open each mailbox and get its GUID.
> Right. I wanted to use the GUIDs because they are spit out on searches. Guess will have to use names then if faster.

Maybe some day mailbox list indexes are created and they offer fast
access to GUIDs.

> > The mailbox GUID is stored in dovecot-uidlist file. If the mailbox
> > doesn't already have a GUID, it's added there.
> So if the mailbox would have a current index it would not rebuild it? In other words: Wouldn't the Dovecot Mailing-List be current as it gets updated on every new post presumably? It was also rebuilt...

The mailbox GUID isn't generated until it's requested for the first
time. Only dsync and doveadm request it.

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