On Sun, Sep 09, 2007 at 01:04:28AM +0200, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> I don't see any setting for default_mail_env in /etc/dovecot.conf .
> The output of dovecot -n on my server is
> [root at alfred tim]# dovecot -n
> # 1.0.3: /etc/dovecot.conf
> info_log_path: /var/log/dovecot
> protocols: imap imaps
> listen: *:143
> ssl_listen: *:993
> login_dir: /var/run/dovecot/login
> login_executable: /usr/libexec/dovecot/imap-login
> mail_location: maildir:~/Mail/inbox
> auth default:
> driver: pam
> driver: passwd
Ah, yeah, newer versions of dovecot use mail_location instead of
> As far as I can see, on my server
> procmail ensures that everything ends up in ~/Mail/inbox .
> Could I add something in .procmailrc
> to tell dovecot to update itself whenever something comes through?
> Or could I run a cron job to tell dovecot to update every 5 minutes,
> or whatever.
>> What I don't understand is what exactly causes dovecot to update
> its indices, if everything is running properly.
My understanding is dovecot rebuilds them automatically when the folder
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