[Users] How to sort folder list case insensitively?

Andrej Kacian andrej at kacian.sk
Sun Oct 18 00:45:49 CEST 2015

On Sat, 17 Oct 2015 18:33:18 -0400
Steve Litt <slitt at troubleshooters.com> wrote:

> > Are you sure you're not just seeing special folders placed above
> > everything else? Because that's what happens over here. Regular
> > folders are sorted without case sensitivity, IOW "foo" goes before
> > "Goo".  
> Thanks Andrej,
>  I doubt they're special folders. I named them myself, from within my
>  Dovecot server and then just imported the messages.
> How would I deduce whether these capitalized folders are special
> folders? I mean the names are OpenBSD, Postgres, and Vim, not INBOX or
> Sent.

If they have regular folder icon next to them, they're not special. The
folders you describe indeed probably aren't the special folders (inbox,
outbox/queue, sent, trash, drafts).

Have a look at Q's suggestion elsewhere in this thread. What's value of
your LC_COLLATE env. variable? Mine is "en_US.UTF-8".


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