[Dovecot] dovecot lda & sieve: resubmit folder for resieving
Patrick Ben Koetter
p at state-of-mind.de
Wed Jul 28 12:29:59 EEST 2010
* Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net>:
> I'm currently restructuring my mail archives and migrated from a decade
> and a half old procmail supported solution to sieve.
> While doing so I often found that I'd like to filter a bunch of messages
> (with "bunch" in the area of 1-10K) with my shiny new sieve script. I
> found in the wiki a way to do that:
> And it works well, it picks the mails via IMAP and resubmits them to
> dovecot-lda. But unfortunately the IMAP flags including \Sent, \Flagged
> etc are lost in the process.
> I started checking for other solutions beside getmail that might extract
> the imap flags as well, but I wouldn't know how to pass them to
Would it help to use sieve capabilities to add flags?
p at rick
> Would it make sense to suggest to have dovecot offer this kind of
> reprocessing itself? That way nothing would get lost in any transition.
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