[Gllug] Rsync dovecot Maildir directories
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Tue Apr 6 10:45:55 UTC 2010
On 04/06/2010 11:23 AM, Michael-John Turner wrote:
>> into Maildir folders using Dovecot IMAP. The thing is I'm now wondering
>> what the implications are for rsync-ing to my laptop for weekends away.
> An alternative solution is to run an IMAP server on your laptop and
> synchronise that with your main IMAP server using imapsync.
Why not just turn on local caching in thunderbird, and not need to worry
about things like this? Thunderbird has ( atleast since >= 3.x ) very
good offline support.
The other advantage of offloading this job to the mail client is that
you no longer need to manually merge chunks of emails back upstream (
which is what one might need to do if using multiple imap servers - and
they both see content changing ).
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