[Dovecot] deliver + quota

Manuel Mausz mm at udmedia.de
Wed Nov 3 12:38:48 EET 2010

On 03.11.2010 11:31, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On 3.11.2010, at 10.16, Manuel Mausz wrote:
>>> # Directory in which LDA/LMTP temporarily stores incoming mails >128 kB.
>>> #mail_temp_dir = /tmp
>> thanks for pointing that new configuration variable out. I've backported
>> your patch to v1.2 and it's working fine now.
>> I guess this temporary file is needed for supporting mbox but why is it
>> needed for maildir?
> It's mainly needed for Sieve, which needs to be able to read the mail before it decides where it should be saved to. Hmm. I guess I could see about disabling it entirely when Sieve isn't used.
Isn't storing the mail inside Maildir/tmp sufficient for sieve? And then
just hardlink (or copy, depending on the configuration) the file to
Maildir/new or whatever sieve rules decides.

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