[Dovecot] Per-user seen flags for public read-only mailboxes

Guido Berhoerster guido+dovecot.org at berhoerster.name
Tue Mar 26 09:59:16 EET 2013

* Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> [2013-03-25 12:12]:
> On Mon, 2013-03-25 at 11:59 +0100, Guido Berhoerster wrote:
>> > Which are the permissions of file '/srv/mail/public/dovecot-shared' ???
>> -rw-r-----. 1 vmail vmail 0 Mar 25 10:22 /srv/mail/public/dovecot-shared
>> So readable by dovecot, even if they weren't the seen flag should
>> be set on the actual mailbox I suppose.
>> > Did you try with a new user ??
>> Yeah, I created a new user and also tried removing
>> dovecot-acl-list to no avail. Is there any cache that might cause
>> the ACL not to be updated?
>> Is "authenticated lrs" in the dovecot-acl correct for a read-only
>> mailbox for which only the seen flag can be set?
> Find out if the problem is setting the seen flag, or something more
> generic with ACLs. So easiest way to test private seen flags: Disable
> ACL plugin.

So I did some further experimenting and either disabling the ACL
plugin or changing permissions to "authenticated lrws" makes a
mailbox not read-only and allows storing the seen flag on a
per-user basis.
Am I still doing something wrong or is this a bug in dovecot
Guido Berhoerster

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