Problem with OfflineIMAP
Tim.Kroeger at ohm-hochschule.de
Wed Jul 25 12:47:25 BST 2012
On Tue, 24 Jul 2012, Dave Abrahams wrote:
> on Tue Jul 24 2012, Tim Kroeger <Tim.Kroeger-AT-ohm-hochschule.de> wrote:
>> I found out what went wrong: Instead of
>> git clone git://github.com/spaetz/offlineimap.git
> No, spaetz' repo should have the appropriate "next" branch, but as I
> mentioned there's one patch in my repo that you might need.
>> I had to do
>> git clone git://github.com/dabrahams/offlineimap.git
>> I wonder why there are two different repositories of the software ...
> Welcome to the land of DVCS.
Ah, I see ... I think I'm beginning to understand ...
>> Anyway, with your fix, the problem I initially described still occurs:
>> That is, any email added to a folder on the maildir side, gets
>> reproduced again and again each time OfflineIMAP is run.
> Personally I no longer use maildir; I have a local IMAP server so I
> talk to both ends via IMAP protocol.
>> This continues until I manually delete all instances of the respective
> Well, I'm having enough problems that I'm about to attempt (again) to
> escape offlineimap. I'm planning to combine these technologies:
> http://mailsync.sourceforge.net/ (for my INBOX --- it's too slow for
> huge folders but just fine for ordinary
> http://imapsync.lamiral.info/ (for my All Mail archive and Spam folders)
> http://mswatch.sourceforge.net/ (in lieu of IDLE)
> I'll report back here what I find out.
Okay. Thank you again for your help. I think, I'll give up for the
moment and content myself with a one-directional synchronization for
the time being. I'll stay on the group and see what happens in the
future and then try again in half a year or so.
Prof. Dr. Tim Kröger
Georg Simon Ohm University of Applied Sciences
Keßlerplatz 12, Office KA.208 tim.kroeger at ohm-hochschule.de
90489 Nürnberg Phone +49-911-5880-1871
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