[CentOS] POP3 server

Drew drew.kay at gmail.com
Thu Oct 21 09:01:23 EDT 2010


> So, I'm wondering if it's possible to tell Dovecot to actually delete the
> message when receiving a DELE command instead of marking it for deletion
> after the QUIT.

Nope. RFC1939 specifically states that the DELE command only *marks*
the email for deletion. Once the server enters the 'update' state it
will perform the deletion. The only command that can enter that state
is the QUIT command.

http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1939.txt


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Drew

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