<DKIM> Re:<DKIM> Yet another UID validity problem
nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Thu Apr 2 20:31:14 BST 2015
On Thu, Apr 02, 2015 at 09:10:47PM +0300, Nikos Alexandris wrote:
> When I remove the local folders, as per the FAQ's recommendation, then,
> the syncing from Local to Remote just removed anything that was removed
> I am trying to avoid this, until I mange to bring my .maildir in the
> shape I want, by using the
> `readonly = true` instruction for the Remote repository. I am not sure
> if I have done this correctly though (please, see copy-paste content of
> my .offlineimaprc file which reflects my current setup).
I don't get how readonly might help you.
> > This is not the same
> > thing that removeing the _content_ of the directory which then will
> > reflect the
> > changes, IOW remove all known messages on the remote.
> I don't understand this: if I remove a folder, using the very
> dangerous `rm -rf`, all of its content is lost as well. Right? (Tip, I
> have stopped using `rm -rf` and use, as much as I can, `mv stuff /tmp`).
/tmp is a bad idea because it might be wiped on reboot.
> I will. Before going-on, I did some quick-test of my own. I just
> backed up the current .maildir, removed the `INBOX` along with the
> `LocalStatus` and the `FolderValidity`, and synced with my current
> setup. All looked fine, until I tried to open some archived mbox-es I
> have, using mutt, and trying to save read messages in one the existing
> folders. Most folders appear as empty, though I can see that there are
> stuff inside.
I have no idea what these "archived mbox-es" are. You'll have to detail
how you do exactly, step by step.
> --%<--- .offlineimaprc --%<---
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