Offlineimap not syncing mutt read/new/cur flags with dovecot mbox

Eygene Ryabinkin rea at
Wed Feb 6 03:49:26 GMT 2013

Tue, Feb 05, 2013 at 12:19:49PM -0800, Number Six wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 4, 2013, at 11:14 PM, Eygene Ryabinkin wrote:
> > Do you have any optimization settings for mbox (like mbox_lazy_writes)
> > on the Dovecot side?
> This seems to be the culprit. I hadn't set this, but if I'm reading the
> dovecot.conf file right, it was on by default (along with
> mbox_dirty_syncs).
> I set both mbox_lazy_writes and mbox_dirty_syncs to 'no' in the conf,
> and I finally got some flags to propagate between two OI client
> computers.

Well, this means that we should try to close/CHECK/EXPUNGE the remote IMAP
folder if this will be applicable and won't damage other IMAP servers.
Will have a look at this.

> Thanks!

You're welcome ;))

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