IMAP sync tool (rsync for IMAP)

Florin Andrei florin at
Mon Dec 25 21:28:55 EST 2006

Marten Lehmann wrote:
>> Downside: If you have very large messages on the source IMAP servers, 
>> you better run the script on a machine with lots of RAM. On my system 
>> it died repeatedly with "out of memory" when it was hitting a 32MB 
>> message (on-disk size), and the system has 1GB RAM.
> strange, I didn't experience this while running a sync for >15.000 
> mailboxes some weeks ago with even larger messages partially.

Yeah, and after a quick google search it turned out I'm not the only one 
to experience that.

Ah well, except for just one very large message, everything else was 
transferred OK.

Florin Andrei

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