Importing MBOX-formatted mailboxes into Cyrus?
simon.matter at ch.sauter-bc.com
Thu Nov 17 13:44:00 EST 2005
> Hi all,
> First off, thanks for all the excellent suggestions. Unfortunately, the
> simplest ones do not work. If I try to simply drag messages or entire
> folders to the IMAP server in Thunderbird, I get the following error:
> The current command did not succeed. The mail server responded: Message
> contains bare newlines.
If you want your cyrus-imapd to handle those broken messages, you have to
patch it. Attached patch should do it.
> I am not sure what this means. Could anyone please elaborate or possibly
> offer a workaround? In the meantime, I am going to play around with
> rules. Thanks again.
> On 11/17/05, Joseph Brennan <brennan at columbia.edu> wrote:
>> I was able to
>> > convert
>> > these into standard MBOX format using a tool called qmptombox, which
>> > we were
>> > able to import into Thunderbird's "Local Folders". Ideally, however,
>> > we
>> > would like to have these messages reside on the IMAP server itself.
>> > Are
>> > there any tools available that will take MBOX mailboxes and insert
>> > them into
>> > Cyrus?
>> Why not use Thunderbird and drag the folders from local to server?
>> Joseph Brennan
>> Cyrus Home Page: http://asg.web.cmu.edu/cyrus
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> Cyrus Home Page: http://asg.web.cmu.edu/cyrus
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