[Dovecot] Converting mbox to Maildir, all prior read messages are downloaded as new
Eric and Barbara Sammons
sammon96 at gmail.com
Thu May 24 22:37:40 EEST 2007
Can you elaborate on this convert plugin? I have not heard of it and am
curious if it is available in 0.99.
Bruce Bodger wrote:
> On May 24, 2007, at 3:22 PM, Eric and Barbara Sammons wrote:
>> I am running dovecot 0.99. Everything works great; however, now I am
>> looking at several different tools to convert mbox to Maildir. It
>> seems the tools, mb2md.pl, perfect_maildir.pl, and others all do what
>> they claim; however, when the messages are converted and they are
>> stored in Maildir/cur, the email clients download these messages as new.
> Like you, I played with all the available scripts. Settled on using
> ONLY Dovecot's convert plugin to convert a uw-imap mbox system to
> Dovecot maildir. Believe it or not, it ran 100% perfectly and users
> never even noticed the switch!
> Good luck.
> B. Bodger
> New York, NY
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