remotehost does not work with gmail

ael at
Wed May 18 16:01:51 BST 2011

I have just upgraded to offlineimap 6.3.3-3 with debian testing.

As with previous versions, I have to edit 
to replace with, despite having
	remotehost =
in my .offlineimaprc.

Yes, I have seen the comment about a hard coded host name in

So I need to explain that my isp, ntlworld, has contracted out email
to gmail. So "" is a dedicated 'gateway' into

I had not bothered to report this in previous versions because so much
more important work was underway since John handed over maintenance. 
But perhaps it is now time and trivial to allow Gmail hosts to
be set with remotehost?


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