Rex Dieter wrote:
>>> But I have worked out that the cause of the problem
>>> is that there exists a kind of ghost folder, "uidvalidity",
>>> which is listed among the folders on the kmail page
>>> but does not in fact seem to exist in my maildir on the server.
>>> Deleting the folder under kmail has no permanent effect;
>>> it simply re-appears when I re-start kmail.
>>> I assume the folder is listed in some way in the dovecot.index ;
>>> and my question really is: if I delete this index file
>>> will it be re-created automatically?
>>> This bug/feature seems to have been present for years,
>>> which I suppose is par for KDE.
> Years? Bugs filed? If so, where?
At random, here is one from 2006: