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Re: From Gnus to mu4e

From: Rainer M Krug
Subject: Re: From Gnus to mu4e
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:03:00 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (darwin)

Julien Cubizolles <address@hidden> writes:

> Rasmus <address@hidden> writes:
>> Rainer M Krug <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Bastien <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> Thanks again for the detailed config Rainer.
>>>> The way to go for me know is to discipline myself not retrieving email
>>>> too often.  An old "papa"-way to avoid race conditions.
>>> True - offlineimap checks in my case every two minutes (offlineimap's
>>> quick check), and an more detailed check every 10 minutes - I guess this
>>> is often quite often.
>> Offlineimap supports IDLE.
> Does this mean you don't need to run offlineimap periodically if you use
> this modeĀ ? It doesn't help with potential race conditions with Gnus
> accessing the mailbox, does itĀ ? 

Yes - offlineimap is running permanently, but ony checks in specific
intervalls - the rest of the time it is idling, but can, if told so,
keep the connection open (and this is what I do in my config).

No - I don't think it has any impact on potential race conditions.



>> Rasmus

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