Bron Gondwana brong at
Tue May 15 21:11:07 EDT 2018

No, it's deliberately allowing that case because in altnamespace, those
are the Inbox subfolders, so they have to be allowed.
It still stops INBOX.INBOX.INBOX.INBOX.INBOX.INBOX.... which was the
pathological case.

On Wed, May 16, 2018, at 02:57, Wolfgang Breyha wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm not sure if this is a bug or intended...
> cyrus checks for mailbox names including "INBOX.INBOX." since 2.5 and> prevents creation to stop buggy clients like Apple Mail from
> recursing.> 
> But it still allows eg.
> since the check is done after conversion to the internal
> user.<uid>... format.> 
> INBOX.INBOX.(Trash|Sent|Drafts) is widely used by K9 (and
> others) as it> seems. K9 fixed it "recently" ...
> ... but it seems existing configs still use this pattern.
> Does cyrus intentionally allow user.<uid>.INBOX. and only prevents
> user.<uid>.INBOX.INBOX.... or is this a bug and will be changed
> in future> versions?
> With kind regards,
> Wolfgang Breyha
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