Syncing IMAP to IMAP: "Error from select: ('NO', ['Mailbox does not exist'])" or "Error from select: ('NO', ['Mailbox does not exist'])"

Sebastian Spaeth Sebastian at
Wed May 4 19:40:07 BST 2011

On Wed, 04 May 2011 20:05:29 +0200, Johannes Kastl <ojkastl at> wrote:

> > ValueError: Error from select: ('NO', ['Mailbox does not exist'])

I bet you are playing with the nametrans option. 1) Only use it on the
remote repository. 2) Make sure you use the correct folder separator

E.g. I use this to put everything from my gmail account from folder
'foo' into '' (where foo is a subfolder of INBOX): 
nametrans = lambda x: 'INBOX.' + x

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