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Re: Creating nnmaildir

From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: Creating nnmaildir
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 11:40:29 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

Jarle Thorsen <address@hidden> wrote:
> When I go to the Server buffer I don't have any nnmaildir server???

Have you restarted Gnus or reloaded .gnus since you changed it?

> (add-to-list 'gnus-secondary-select-methods
>              '(nnmaildir "" (directory "~/Mail/nnmaildir")))

Different parts of Gnus all use ~/Mail by default, but in different,
incompatible ways.  (I guess they assume they won't all be used at the
same time, but sometimes that's wrong.)  I'd suggest using a different
directory to ensure this doesn't interfere with any other parts of

> $ls -l ~/Mail/nnmaildir/
> total 0
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 jarle jarle 22 Mar 16 22:31 spam -> /home/jarle/Mail/spam//
> (hmmm, why do I have two "/" after spam when I do "ls"? Never seen this
> before...)

I don't know, but you should be able to fix it like this:
$ cd ~/Mail/nnmaildir
$ rm spam
$ ln -s ~/Mail/spam spam


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