atom feed11 messages in net.sourceforge.lists.courier-imapRe: [Courier-imap] multiple maildirs
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AlexMar 2, 2011 12:51 am 
Sam VarshavchikMar 2, 2011 5:48 pm 
AlexMar 2, 2011 8:38 pm 
Sam VarshavchikMar 3, 2011 3:59 am 
Brian CandlerMar 3, 2011 4:19 am 
Gregory SeidmanMar 3, 2011 4:46 am 
AlexMar 3, 2011 9:56 am 
Sam VarshavchikMar 3, 2011 3:34 pm 
Sam VarshavchikMar 3, 2011 3:35 pm 
AlexMar 3, 2011 4:00 pm 
Brian CandlerMar 4, 2011 12:42 am 
Subject:Re: [Courier-imap] multiple maildirs
From:Sam Varshavchik (
Date:Mar 3, 2011 3:34:42 pm

Brian Candler writes:

On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 06:59:38AM -0500, Sam Varshavchik wrote:

Alex writes:

So do you think a symlink from ~/mail/blah to ~/mail/inbox/.blah will solve it or are there some other things i have to set up?

No. You should simply use your IMAP clients to create folders, then adjust your mail delivery scripts to deliver mail to MAILDIR/.foldername.

I'd say it's safest to do it as Sam advises: i.e. * create folders from IMAP client * mv ~/mail/blah/cur/* ~/Maildir/.blah/cur/

If you wanted to move the whole folder in one go, you'd need to beware of the rules for Maildir++ with folders inside Maildirs (in particular the presence of the 'maildirfolder' file). See:

You should update your bookmarks. I do not maintain the archived pages on any more.

All the current stuff is on, i.e.:

The stuff hasn't really changed, but let's keep all the links current.

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