I'm trying to get the Courier imapd (http://www.inter7.com/courierimap.html)
to let me use my maildir-format mail folders remotely. My main motivation is
to make kmail and mutt be able to work from different hosts with SSL.
Try as I might, I can't get it to list any of the folders, and direct clicks
on the single 'inbox' folder gets me: "Unable to open folder INBOX. The
server replied: Unable to open this mailbox.".
On the host, /var/log/mail.err has
Nov 5 10:57:26 homer imapd-ssl: Error reading ACLs for INBOX.drafts.index:
No such file or directory
and a variety of others, most for the '.index', '.index.ids', '.index.sorted'
files that kmail uses. Though there are a couple for 'INBOX.foo.directory'
for which a '.foo.directory' does exist in the Maildir.
I've verified that /etc/courier/imapd has 'MAILDIRPATH=Maildir' in it, and I
even tried it in '/etc/courier/imapd-ssl' just to make sure that there's not
a bug related to config file usage. (The fact that it's giving the ACL
errors for files in my Maildir are a decent enough sign that it's looking in
the right place.)
Anyway, on the bet that others on this list run systems with similar setups,
whether qmail or something else maildir-esque, I wonder if there's a step I'm
missing that's not obvious for some reason. (And nothing in google or Usenet
archives to answer it either.) Before I check out the sources and start
digging, I thought I'd ping you folks first.
Thanks for any bits,
Brendan Kehoe brendan at zen.orghttp://www.zen.org/~brendan/
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