IMAP on my mailserver. I am accessing my mailbox remotely over
IMAP with one or more clients (Thunderbird). Additionally, on the server I have mutt configured for local (
When I am connected over
IMAP with Thunderbird, and simultaneously start
mutt locally on the server,
Mutt seems to be confused. When I move a message in Thunderbird (over
Mutt notices something has changed and reports:
Mailbox was externally modified. Flags may be wrong
The problem seems to be one-sided. When I manipulate a message in
Mutt, Thunderbird registers the change and has no problem with it.
Thus my question:
How can I make remote
IMAP client and local
Mutt client acccess
Maildir without any conflicts/data corruption/errors?
I am looking for a solution where the
Mutt access is local. For reasons beyond this discussion, I don't want
Mutt to access the Maildir over
I don't understand why
Mutt complains that mailbox was externally modified. After all, Postfix also modifies the mailbox when it delivers new emails.