New(?) Sorting Problem

phil phil at cryer.us
Tue Aug 1 19:58:49 CEST 2006



On Tue, 01 Aug 2006 13:53:49 -0400, Jim Pingle <lists at pingle.org> wrote:
> Eric Stadtherr wrote:
>> I am partially responsible for the sorting "fixes" of late, so I'd like
>> to take part in the resolution of this one. Rev288 contains a fix I made
>> to the code that manages the results of the server-side sorting Although
>> the fix is working, it seems that it negatively impacted the behavior in
>> the absence of "SORT" capability on the IMAP server.
>>
>> I believe the behavior before my fix was to simply display the messages
>> in IMAP Message Sequence Number order (basically the order the messages
>> arrived in the folder). I think I can come up with an easy patch to
>> restore this behavior when "SORT" capability is absent. How does that
>> sound?
> 
> 
> Sounds good to me. Hopefully it will be an easy fix!
> 
> If you need me to try any patches, let me know.

I agree, I'd rather have if fixed than making it another config option -- also I'm open for testing patches against Dovecot, just let me know.

Thanks

P


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> Thanks,
> Jim
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