<DKIM> Re: <DKIM> OfflineIMAP ignores messages in folders with '.' in their name

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Thu Dec 6 00:06:55 GMT 2018

On Tue, Dec 04, 2018 at 07:34:20PM +0000, Jorge wrote:

> My last doubt is: how can I safely avoid OfflineIMAP redownloading my
> 4GB of emails?  The solution needs to be require relatively little
> manual work, because if it takes hours of labor then I would rather
> accept the inefficient redownload.  Note that renaming lots of folders
> according to a simple rule is not a problem, because I use Emacs Dired.

Try renaming the local maildirs and the cache files. This is not a usual
process. No guarantee, so make a full backup to check how it goes
(maildirs & cache).

> And would everything still work if I choose '/' as sep?

Yes. This would use/create directory trees.

Nicolas Sebrecht

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