subscribing for a user

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Thu Jul 17 09:15:09 EDT 2003

On Thu, 17 Jul 2003, Phil Chambers wrote:

> Thanks for that patch, I will consider applying it.  In the meantime I have
> discovered that the subscription list appears to be just a plain text file held in
> the configdirectory!  It is in the hashed subdirectory section under the user
> subdirectory of the directory given for "configdirectory" in /etc/imapd.conf.
> I just create the file (named <username>.sub) containing each folder name followed
> by a tab character, one per line in alphabetic order.
> If there is some reason why this will not always work then I would like
> to know.

It won't work if you're using something other than flat file for the
subscriptions database.


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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