[PATCH v3] Re: True 1-way sync (backup)
nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Thu Mar 31 22:48:36 BST 2011
On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 06:55:38PM +0200, Nicolas Sebrecht wrote:
> > -# If you try to synchronize messages to a read-only folder,
> > -# OfflineIMAP will generate a warning. If you want to suppress these
> > -# warnings, set ignore-readonly to yes. Read-only IMAP folders allow
> > -# reading but not modification, so if you try to change messages in
> > -# the local copy of such a folder, the IMAP server will prevent
> > -# OfflineIMAP from propagating those changes to the IMAP server.
> > -
> > +# If you try to synchronize messages to a folder which the IMAP server
> > +# considers read-only, OfflineIMAP will generate a warning.
> We lost an important description, here. What OfflineIMAP will /consider/
> read-only? Is it related to usual unix rights on the folder, on the
> repository or what?
> In short, we can't remove the "read-only IMAP folder allow" part.
My mistake; sorry. It's obviously already kept:
> > +# If you want
> > +# to suppress these warnings, set ignore-readonly to yes. Read-only
> > +# IMAP folders allow reading but not modification, so if you try to
> > +# change messages in the local copy of such a folder, the IMAP server
> > +# will prevent OfflineIMAP from propagating those changes to the IMAP
> > +# server. Note that ignore-readonly is unrelated to the "readonly"
> > +# setting which prevents a repository from being modified at all.
> > ignore-readonly = no
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