Minor dovecot/KMail problem

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Jun 23 14:53:53 UTC 2009

Timothy Murphy wrote:

> Rex Dieter wrote:
>>>> But I have worked out that the cause of the problem
>>>> is that there exists a kind of ghost folder, "uidvalidity",
>>>> which is listed among the folders on the kmail page
>>>> but does not in fact seem to exist in my maildir on the server.
>>>> Deleting the folder under kmail has no permanent effect;
>>>> it simply re-appears when I re-start kmail.
>>>> I assume the folder is listed in some way in the dovecot.index ;
>>>> and my question really is: if I delete this index file
>>>> will it be re-created automatically?
>>>> This bug/feature seems to have been present for years,
>>>> which I suppose is par for KDE.
>> Years?  Bugs filed?  If so, where?
> At random, here is one from 2006:
> <http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=364953>

*cough* upstream kde? *cough*  :)

-- Rex

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