[horde] Problems with imap x pop

Chuck Hagenbuch chuck at horde.org
Wed Nov 22 13:01:32 PST 2000

Quoting fabricio de Oliveira Delocco <jaguar at intermega.com.br>:

> They watch their emails at home and get them here with pop, The problem 
> is that some of these email get stuck in webmail and do not come when 
> they pop their account. One of our users has a 0 bytes archive in 
> /var/spool/mail/user but the webmail shows some messages.
> Is there another place imp or imap puts the archive?
> PS: This happens only to a few and specific users, other are running fine.

This sounds like something that can happen with the UW-imap server when you have 
the mbox driver compiled in. If a user has the file $HOME/mbox, then the server 
will move all mail to that file when you check your mail via imap. If you remove 
the file, it will stop moving it there.


Charles Hagenbuch, <chuck at horde.org>
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