[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.

Thank you!

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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