[Dovecot] Anyone successfully setup Continous Backup of mailboxes using rsync ?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Feb 10 22:11:27 EET 2010

On Wed, 2010-02-10 at 15:14 +0100, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 09:59:22AM +0200, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> > If you didn't give --delete parameter to rsync, there could be duplicates,
> > yes. Dovecot just logs about them and gives new UIDs to them, so you'll end
> > up having duplicate mails. I suppose some day I should just change it to log
> > a warning, but delete if the files are otherwise identical.
> Would this be easy to change?  It solves this problem, although perhaps not in
> the most efficient way...

Sure, it'll be easy to change, for whoever does the change. :) I've a
patch somewhere in mailing list archives that just changes the code to
assume identical names means identical mails.

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