A (probably somewhat stupid) question about "reinstalling" offlineimap

Eygene Ryabinkin rea at codelabs.ru
Wed Feb 6 03:54:48 GMT 2013

Marcin, good day.

Tue, Feb 05, 2013 at 11:02:47PM +0100, Marcin Borkowski wrote:
> I understand that if I remove everything from my ~/Maildir, the next
> run of offlineimap will purge my emails on the remote account.

No, it shouldn't.  Just checked with the 6.5.5-rc2.

> Do I get it correctly that in order to prevent it, it is sufficient
> to remove my ~/.offlineimap directory?

It shouldn't harm if your goal is wipe everything related to the
old OI syncs on the machine and start from scratch.

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