Re: Courier IMAP directory structure with Exim
On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 16:21, Thomas Halahan wrote:
> However when connecting via IMAP to the server, you cannot create directories
> on the level of the IMAP account, subdirectories can only be created in the
> inbox. I tried to deliver mail via Exim to $HOME/Maildir/.Inbox however the
> IMAP server did not recognise it as a Maildir directory - even though I ran
> makemaildir for it (actuall same effect as sending myself a mail via exim as
> exim creates the directory).
> Does anyone know how to move the inbox directory down a directory? Courier
> docs are no help.
Not sure if this is any help, but my ~/Maildir has the directories new,
tmp, and cur (standard for maildir setup) and courier treats that as
Inbox. I can create subdirectories from an imap client. I can also
create them manually, provided they are a subdirectory of ~/Maildir and
their name begins with a period.
I would guess you need to tell Exim to deliver to ~/Maildir not
If you created ~/Maildir/.Inbox courier would show the last .Inbox as a
subdirectory of Inbox in your client.