handling IMAP server migration

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Mon Jan 28 20:07:21 GMT 2013

On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 06:52:47PM +0000, Emmanuel Beffara wrote:

> The missing feature here is a "slow sync" that would involve (for instance)
> fetching message-ids from the server, matching them with local files and only
> downloading those that do not correspond. Is this possible?

Smart idea. This was never implemented, though.

>                                                             I guess this could
> be done by hand, by directly hacking the state databases, but this looks like a
> dangerous adventure...

Such hack requires good knowledge of the database format. I would highly
NOT recommend it. It looks easier/safer to implement the feature.

Nicolas Sebrecht

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