[Imap-uw] mailutil copy question
rcoss at dm.uba.ar
Sat Apr 14 12:46:36 PDT 2007
When using mixcvt (Last Edited: 22 March 2007) I get
S0000000 in .mixindex and in .mixstatus. and mailutil fails to check
the new created folder.
Maybe time_t now; in line 86 needs to be something like
time_t now = time(0);
> On Sat, 14 Apr 2007, Fred Seaton wrote:
>> Is there a way to copy a mailbox from one format to another (i.e., mbox
>> mix) while retaining the original UID numbers? One downside we've seen
>> converting a mailbox format is that clients have to download a fresh
>> copy of
>> the mail headers, which on a large mailbox, can be time consuming.
> That is what the mixcvt program does. mailutil is a general tool and is
> less than fully satisfactory for the purpose of converting to mix format.
> mixcvt is a special purpose tool designed to make a well-formed mix
> mailbox from the source mailbox.
> Besides preserving the UID regime, mixcvt also splits the message store
> into multiple ~1MB data files, whereas mailutil will make a single
> gigantic mix data file.
> Last, but not least, mixcvt can take mix files as its input; this is
> useful if you want to consolidate tiny data files (as the result of
> expunging) into large 1MB data files.
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