[Dovecot] doveadm purge output

Daniel L. Miller dmiller at amfes.com
Wed Nov 24 03:26:42 EET 2010

On 11/23/2010 12:35 PM, Daniel L. Miller wrote:
> On 11/23/2010 10:59 AM, Timo Sirainen wrote:
>> On Tue, 2010-11-23 at 10:40 -0800, Daniel L. Miller wrote:
>>> location=mdbox:/var/mail/amfes.com/assp-bayes/mdbox
>> ..
>>> doveadm dump /var/mail/amfes.com/username/ | grep 'ref.*\b0\b'
Continuing testing.  Examining the mail folder on disk using 'ls -alrt' 

Delete a message from Inbox (moves to Trash).  Only file that updates is 
'dovecot.map.index.log' - and grows in size

Perform 'Empty Trash'.  Again, only 'dovecot.map.index.log' updates - 
and grows in size

doveadm dump ... reveals - no output

So at the moment - I'm not losing mail, but I can't get rid of stuff 
I've deleted!  Once it's in mdbox - it's there forever!  :)

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