[Dovecot] problems with public (sub)folders

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Mar 17 18:48:22 EET 2011

On Wed, 2011-03-09 at 18:25 +0100, frederik.schmid at gmx.net wrote:
> Hi,
> i am trying to share a maildir++ mailbox to other users but i can only
> subscribe to the root directory. The subfolders of the public mailbox
> do not appear in the exported list.
> Does anyone has an idea how i can share the subfolders too without
> creating symlinks for every single folder?
> >>>>> ls -lA /var/mail/public
> .user01 -> /var/mail/user01/Maildir

You mean the user01 (=its INBOX) shows up, but nothing under it? That's
how it's intended to work.

You could switch from LAYOUT=Maildir++ to LAYOUT=fs and this would work
as you intend. But you'll then need to rename all the directories.

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