[Svn] quota <> delete problem

till klimpong at gmail.com
Tue May 6 17:58:01 CEST 2008


Truthfully, I like your approach a lot more but this may help in other cases.

I am testing the patch with some people and it looks like it's working.

On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 5:45 PM,  <richs at whidbey.net> wrote:
> Great idea!  We worked around this by ignoring Trash in our IMAP server
> (Dovecot), but for those who can't, deleting messages right away seems like
> the only alternative for full mailboxes.
>
>  Rich
>
>
>
>  till wrote:
>  > Hey,
>  >
>  > some people noticed a "bug" when a user account's quota is full, they
>  > are not able to delete any messages anymore.
>  >
>  > Reason is that iil_C_Move only marks a message as deleted when it has
>  > been moved to the Trash folder. At least that is how we tracked it
>  > down. I'd like some input from you guys on this. I opened a ticket and
>  > attached two patches to introduce a configuration option and so on.
>  >
>  > http://trac.roundcube.net/ticket/1485045
>  >
>  > Not really a RoundCube issue, but we could offer a way to solve it. On
>  > many installations Trash doesn't count "towards" the quota, hence
>  > people don't have this problem. But some IMAP servers are
>  > obviously/unfortunately not capable of that.
>  >
>  > This is also different from "delete_right_away". "delete_right_away"
>  > says that we delete email without copying it to Trash, but I
>  > personally find this a bad idea. This is not how IMAP is supposed to
>  > work. My patch would add something for a "just in case" scenario. BTW,
>  > I also couldn't figure out how "delete_right_away" is supposed to
>  > work. It's only mentioned in the config file, but maybe I oversaw it (
>  > - an fgrep -r "delete_right_away" * didn't bring anything up).
>  >
>  > What do you guys think? If you don't want this in the official
>  > RoundCube source, no issues with me. I think it's a problem that the
>  > server needs to solve, but ... ;-)
>  >
>  > Till
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