Renaming remote folder, sane check
Pablo Olmos de Aguilera C.
pablo.olmosdeaguilera at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 01:32:32 GMT 2013
In an attempt to make my like simpler, I renamed every remote folder to
lowercase (in gmail), and I fixed the nametrans so it doesn't to re-create
folders than doesn't actually exists.
Before doing that dangerous operation, I ran it with the parameters: -1 -o
--dry-run, resulting in a some sort of different output, so I'm not sure it's
actually doing what I want:
Folder fran [acc: gmail]:
Syncing fran: Gmail -> Maildir
[DRYRUN] Copy 4 messages from fran[gmail-remote] to gmail-local
[DRYRUN] Deleting 2 messages (1150,1681) in Maildir[fran]
This is one of the renamed folders (original name was capitalized), as I said, I
don't remember seeing that `Maildir[fran]`, but maybe it's only because it's
deleting? Anyway... my guess is that is deleting in my local machine (which is
fine), but I'd have expected something similar as above: `fran[gmail-local]`.
Folder [Google Mail]/All Mail [acc: gmail]:
Syncing [Google Mail]/All Mail: Gmail -> Maildir
[DRYRUN] Copy 298 messages from [Google Mail]/All Mail[gmail-remote] to gmail-local
[DRYRUN] Deleting 171 messages (55201, [...] ,158492:158499) in Maildir[all_mail]
Adding flag S to 6 messages on all_mail
Deleting flag F from 1 messages on all_mail
What are those flags S and F? I've looked the docs but I couldn't find any
reference about it's meaning. Are those from the 2.3.2 point here? (S: seen,
F: flagged, ecc?).
If I did the above and I'm getting this output, can I be sure that I won't
destroy any data? Is that the 'expected' output?
 offlineimap is configured with readonly True, this time... I normally don't
use it though.
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