Syncing deleted folders

John Goerzen jgoerzen at
Sun Mar 21 18:37:42 GMT 2010

Carlos Maziero wrote:
> Hi all,
> maybe this is a FAQ, but I didn't succeed to find an answer to it in the 
> FAQs and the old postings...
> I'm using offlineimap 6.2.0ubuntu2 to make a local backup of my remote 
> IMAP account. I have folders and sub-folders in the server. Recently I 
> observed that if I delete a sub-folder in the remote server (using 
> Thunderbird), the corresponding local folder (managed by offlineimap) is 
> not deleted. Also, if I move a sub-folder to another position in the 

I have always viewed this as a feature to prevent unintended data loss. 
  However, if someone wants to add an optional feature (disabled by 
default) to add this, I'd accept it.

-- John

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