migrating from maildir (courier) to cyrus
a_caird at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 28 16:35:08 EDT 2004
mailutil doesn't require two servers to be running at the
same time; it can simply read the files out of maildir or
mbox format and then connect to the (one) running IMAP
server and deposit the messages and their metadata
(seen/answered/forwarded states, internaldate, etc.)
The best thing you can do it test both mailutil and isync
and see what you like more.
--- Vadim <vadim at kutsyy.com> wrote:
> Igor Brezac wrote:
> > On Wed, 28 Jul 2004, Vadim wrote:
> >> I am looking for some documentation on how to transfer
> mail from
> >> maildir format (courier) to cyrus. I tried to look for
> it in
> >> documentations/archives but I only found mbox->cyrus
> and cyrus->maildir.
> > Try mailutil. It comes with pine and UW imapd:
> > ftp://ftp.cac.washington.edu/imap/ It supports maildir
> What do you mean UW imapd support maildir? Here is what
> UW says:
> My understanding that mailutil will connect to any imap
> server (say
> courier), and using that server mailutil will use maildir
> format. Am I
> missing something?
> I am looking for something what doesn't requires two
> servers to be
> running simultaneously, and the only util I found is
> http://isync.sourceforge.net/ which would sync maildir
> with any imap
> server (cyrus). Have anyone used it?
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