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Re: imap on maildir

From: John Sullivan
Subject: Re: imap on maildir
Date: Sun, 04 Feb 2007 05:30:00 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.93 (gnu/linux)

Hadron <address@hidden> writes:

> Has anyone here successfully configured courier-imap with exim4 to sit
> on top of an existing maildir directory in order to employ the nnimap
> backend in gnus rather than the maildir one? I read that it should speed
> up gnus startup.
> I have a ~/Mail directory which then contains about 15 sub Maildirs
> which are fed from fetchmail and procmail from various mailing lists and
> personal email subscriptions.

Yes, if I understand you right, that's my mail setup. Except that I don't use
fetchmail to get the mail -- I use offlineimap to sync the "real" imap server
to the maildirs on my laptop. courier is running locally on the laptop, and I
point nnimap at it.

-John Sullivan
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