[Dovecot] Dovecot 1.2.16 and Thunderbird 5 - pop3 mails not getting deleted

Kostas Zorbadelos kzorba at otenet.gr
Mon Aug 22 09:10:09 EEST 2011

On 08/06/2011 01:32 AM, Ian Evans wrote:
> I run a Dovecot 1.2.16 pop3 server and have just started using the
> Thunderbird 5 email client.
> Thunderbird is set to leave the messages on the server unless they are
> over 91 days old. However, I'm not seeing it delete any of the older
> messages.
> I'll run a debug run of Thunderbird when I get back home, but I'm just
> wondering if there's any gotcha's I should be aware of with
> Thunderbird and Dovecot in a pop3 environment. The Thunderbird folks
> are wondering if it's the server not the client.
> Thanks.

Perhaps this is related to this bug I posted:


We still have no fix or confirmation from the developers. A workaround 
is to disable creation of indexes.

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