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Re: Converting from local MH to IMAP (on remote Maildir)

From: Frank Schmitt
Subject: Re: Converting from local MH to IMAP (on remote Maildir)
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 22:11:08 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110004 (No Gnus v0.4) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Lars Tobias Børsting <> writes:

> 1. I can change all my mail splitting rules to sort to IMAP folders, and
>    then respool all folders in Gnus.
> 2. I can manually copy each folder's content to IMAP folder in Gnus.
> 3. I can login to a shell on the IMAP server and run this
>    script on each folder:
> What is especially important to me is to keep all the flags on the
> messages (really only the A and R flags). Recent experiences with
> the respool folder function (M P b B r) does not keep the flags.
> What do you suggest I do to move my mail so that I can keep my flags?

I think only method 2 will preserve marks.

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