[PATCH/RFC] New feature: Update folder structure to new config parameters.
nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Sat Mar 2 11:35:45 GMT 2019
This topic looks very interesting but the lines are broken so it's very
hard to review and can't be applied.
Could you try to re-send the patch series with another tool
(did you use git-send-email ?) or make a PR please ?
On Sat, Mar 02, 2019 at 04:22:21AM -0500, Hubert Pineault wrote:
> From 38a9e7de795fff5733a8df5c4fa3b3ea8cf8a602 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Hubert Pineault <hpineault at riseup.net> Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2019
> 01:20:00 -0500 Subject: [PATCH 1/7] New feature: Update folder structure
> to new config parameters.
> If you change some of the config file paremeters, like nametrans and
> utf8 decode, it will completly mess your maildir folder
> structure. So, to make changes in config file, you need to
> re-download the whole imap account. If it weights a few gigs, it's a
> bit annoying. With the coming of features like remote folder
> creation and utf8 decoding of folder names, a converting tool could
> be handy for some of us.
> The objectif is to convert an actual maildir folder structure to a
> new one. There is still a farely good amount of work to do in order
> to make it ready to merge with main branch. I have already
> identified some changes that should be made in the update
> process. Those points are raised in details related commits'
> messages. I will need some help with cleaning the code and, notably,
> exceptions handling.
> The three main points that will need a complete rewritting are:
> - The invoking method (actually, we load two independent config
> - The way different config parameters are handled by objects
> - (actually, we use two accounts, so two remote, local and status
> - Instead of altering existing class, it could be a better idea to
> create a child class specific for updating.
> Patch content (7 commits):
> - The one your reading. Only a commit message. Load up new config
> - file to which we're uploading Invoke updating process Various new
> - methods invoked by the update-process Alterations to existing
> - methods needed by the update process Main update method. Loop
> - through each account, and prepare for update. Get content from
> - old folder structure and copy it to new structure
> Signed-off-by: Hubert Pineault <hpineault at riseup.net>
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