How to move ~/Mail from one computer to another?

Tim Gray lists+offimap at
Tue Jul 20 15:42:56 BST 2010

On Jul 20, 2010 at 02:33 AM +0100, chombee wrote:
> Ok. So I should copy the .offlineimaprc file and the .offlineimap
> directory also. No problem.
> Will offlineimap do the right thing even if the hostname and username on
> the new machine are different?
> Will it do the right thing if file metadata (such as modification and
> creation times) of the mail files gets changed in the transfer?

I can't answer these questions definitively, but I do know that when I got a 
new laptop, I copied over my .offlineimap config files and the mail 
repository, and everything worked as before without starting from scratch.

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