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Re: [SLUG] Paging IMAP gurus
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Paging IMAP gurus
- From: david <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 05 Aug 2006 16:07:42 +1000
- Reply-to: david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
On Sat, 2006-08-05 at 15:36 +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="James Gray">
> > Given that my IMAP store is maildir, is there any problem with simply
> > deleting the messages straight from the maildir? Or is there some sort
> > of referential integrity checking that I need to maintain within maildir?
> No problems at all - and with Maildir, you can do it with a simple find(1).
> The only thing it will impact is the IMAP server's folder caching, but your
> IMAP server will grok the change and adapt.
I have a Maildir folder that I just empty manually on a regular basis
and I've not had any issues.