[Dovecot] Bug: Creating mbox folders

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Mar 23 23:00:52 EET 2011

On Wed, 2011-03-23 at 08:55 -0500, Kelly Stephens wrote:
> >> I had trouble this morning creating a folder to contain sub-folders.  I
> >> am using the mbox format.  Turns out that the .imap directory in the new
> >> folder (directory) was not being created.  Anytime I tried to view a
> >> sub-folder (using Thunderbird) dovecot would dump.  Once I manually
> >> created the .imap directory, it works fine.
> >>
> >> dovecot --version ->  2.0.9
> > I can't reproduce this. Maybe it's been fixed in v2.0.11.
> >
> I've upgraded to 2.0.11.  The problem is still present.

Still crashes with same message? Try what happens if you do it manually:

mkdir -p /tmp/mail/foo
touch /tmp/mail/foo/bar
/usr/local/libexec/dovecot/imap -O -o mail=mbox:/tmp/mail
a select foo/bar

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