[Dovecot] questions/problems virtual plugin pop3 leave copies on the server for x days then delete / tbs Popstate.dat / looks like solved

Robert Schetterer robert at schetterer.org
Mon Mar 21 20:20:27 EET 2011

Am 21.03.2011 17:22, schrieb Timo Sirainen:
> On Sun, 2011-03-20 at 12:27 +0100, Robert Schetterer wrote:
>> this cant work
>> +RealMails/
>> RealMails/*
> ..
>>  unseen
> Oh, I hadn't noticed this before. Yes, "unseen" doesn't work nicely with
> POP3.

should be noted in the wiki *g

>> so timos patch worked , also it was a configration/mythinking bug
>> dont know if the patch should be reverted , dont think so cause it looks
>> better to have mails in maildir cur when the got downloaded
>> then in new as it was before
> For POP3 it doesn't really matter, because it's not visible to clients
> in any way. You would get a bit better performance if you didn't include
> the '+' because then it wouldn't rename the mails to cur/ (i.e. same
> idea as pop3_no_flag_updates setting).
> The '+' feature is more useful with IMAP though, because there it has
> visible effects to clients. So in any case it wasn't a waste to
> implement it.

> BTW. If you set "+RealMails/" it moves mails from new/ to cur/ in INBOX,
> but you also need to set "+RealMails/*" if you want that to happen for
> non-INBOXes too.

yes did this now too, looks fine for small tests

much thx !

Best Regards

MfG Robert Schetterer


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