[PATCH 3/4] Re: Update FAQ with info on maildir-windows-compatible
nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Wed Aug 17 19:57:45 BST 2011
On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 10:55:15AM +0200, Vladimir.Marek at oracle.com wrote:
> From: Vladimir Marek <vlmarek at volny.cz>
> Signed-off-by: Vladimir Marek <vlmarek at volny.cz>
> docs/FAQ.rst | 25 +++----------------------
> 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 22 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/docs/FAQ.rst b/docs/FAQ.rst
> index 3181a8a..194870d 100644
> --- a/docs/FAQ.rst
> +++ b/docs/FAQ.rst
> @@ -64,28 +64,9 @@ An informal benchmark yields these results for my setup::
> What platforms does OfflineIMAP support?
> -It should run on most platforms supported by Python, which are quite a few. I
> -do not support Windows myself, but some have made it work there. Use on
> -These answers have been reported by OfflineIMAP users. I do not run OfflineIMAP
> -on Windows myself, so I can’t directly address their accuracy.
> -The basic answer is that it’s possible and doesn’t require hacking OfflineIMAP
> -source code. However, it’s not necessarily trivial. The information below is
> -based in instructions submitted by Chris Walker.
> -First, you must run OfflineIMAP in the Cygwin environment. The Windows
> -filesystem is not powerful enough to accomodate Maildir by itself.
>From what I understood, you don't run OfflineIMAP on Windows, do you? If
not, I can't agree to remove this from the FAQ.
> -Next, you’ll need to mount your Maildir directory in a special way. There is
> -information for doing that at http://barnson.org/node/295. That site gives this
> - mount -f -s -b -o managed "d:/tmp/mail" "/home/of/mail"
> -That URL also has more details on making OfflineIMAP work with Windows.
> +It should run on most platforms supported by Python, which are quite a few.
> +There is problem with Mailidrs on Windows drives, see
> +`maildir-windows-compatible` option in offlineimap.conf
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