Exec'ing a script from Cyrus when imapd has a client
brong at fastmail.fm
Tue Oct 27 07:30:12 EDT 2009
On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 08:18:17AM +0100, Rudy Gevaert wrote:
> Citeren David Lang <david.lang at digitalinsight.com>:
> > what do you consider a 'modern IMAP client' that is actually reasonably
> > efficiant to use?
> I can't help you answer that question. But I can share my setup.
> I'm using the offlineimap client so sync my IMAP (Cyrus of course)
> accounts (2 in fact).
> I then use mutt to read the maildir.
Heh. You are me.
> This way I use a normal IMAP client when I'm online (or have a fast
> connection). When I'm offline or on 3G (or worse) I use the
> offlineimap tool to sync my mailbox now and then.
I use mutt and offlineimap or the FastMail web interface. I don't tend
to bother with a separate IMAP client - just run offlineimap and then
> To me using offlineimap to sync my mailbox I much faster than doing
> IMAP over slow links. It also gives me a backup of my mailbox very
Offlineimap is slow too - it syncs all the flags and internaldates on
every message, every time.
You might want this patch:
You'll need a pretty current Cyrus of course, but then you get
COMPRESS=DEFLATE support built in to offlineimap. I find about
80% bandwidth savings when there are few actual changes on a big
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