folder name tmp an issue?

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at
Sun Jan 21 23:45:43 GMT 2018

On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 09:58:40AM +1100, Cameron Simpson wrote:

> Might it cause an issue with local Maildirs (or, I suppose, the underlying 
> remote Maildirs if any) since a Maildir has "tmp", "new", "cur" subdirs. I am 
> pretty sure dovecot constructs subfolders specially named for exactly this kind 
> of reason, to eliminate such conflicts.

There's no issue AFAICT. We require all tmp, new and cur to consider a
directory to be a maildir.

If you hit a real issue then ping us, please.

Nicolas Sebrecht

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