[ingo] Hidden procmail vacation db files and Maildir

Ben Chavet ben at horde.org
Mon Jun 12 17:27:48 PDT 2006

> I saw that since version 1.52 of the procmail backend
> (lib/Scripts/procmail.php), the vacation db files are hidden (with a
> leading dot in the file name).
> This is somehow nice but really not a good solution if you are using
> Maildir. The db files are stored in $HOME/Maildir/.vacation.address
> which will be interpreted as a normal mailfolder (i.e. with courier).
> Horde handles these files also as mailfolder (unless you are using IMAP
> Folder Subscription which is not always the case).
> Does anyone have a workaround for this problem?

Store the vacation file somewhere other than your maildir root.  The  
users' home directories is a good place.

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