[Dovecot] doveadm purge output

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Nov 23 15:53:56 EET 2010

On Mon, 2010-11-22 at 21:54 -0800, Daniel L. Miller wrote:
> Running "doveadm purge" with both -D and -v parms, and both -A and -u 
> options, I don't see much in the way of output.
> doveadm -v purge -u username just returns with no output
> doveadm -v purge -A returns no output for most users - for my own 
> mailbox it yields "20 / 21"
> -D returns the same, along with messages about skipping plugin modules.
> Is this normal?  

Yes. There's currently no verbosity.

> I'm thinking not - since after deleting messages in the 
> client, emptying the trash, compacting from the client, and then 
> performing a purge - I see no difference in mailbox files.

See if this finds any messages with refcount=0:

doveadm dump ~/mdbox/storage/ | grep 'ref.*\b0\b'

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