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

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Wed Feb 6 16:44:45 GMT 2013

On 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.

It should, yes. Removing a local mail means it was deleted. On next
sync, remote is updated.

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


Nicolas Sebrecht

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