messages in mailbox aren't visible

Patrick Goetz pgoetz at
Wed Oct 13 07:50:39 EDT 2010

On 10/12/2010 5:48 PM, Bron Gondwana wrote:
> man imapd.conf on my machine gets:
>      improved_mboxlist_sort: 0
>          If enabled, a special comparator will be used which will correctly
>          sort mailbox names that contain characters such as ' ' and '-'.
>      Note that this option SHOULD NOT be changed  on  a  live  system.   The
>      mailboxes  database  should  be  dumped  before  the option is changed,
>      removed, and then undumped after changing the option.

Thanks for the clarification.  I was having trouble wrapping my brain 
around the idea that "mailbox dump" does not meant dumping the messages, 
too.  Arggh.

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