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Re: Problems incorporating old mail

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Problems incorporating old mail
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2010 10:43:43 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Alberto Luaces <> writes:

> Eric Abrahamsen writes:
>> I did this, and got a maildir folder, but I'm embarrassed to say that I
>> don't know how to get these messages into gnus, either.
> For importing a maildir folder, you have to have set up the mail
> backend, nnml, as a primary or secondary source of mail like this:
> (add-to-list 'gnus-secondary-select-methods 
>                   '(nnml ""))
> After that, you specify that you own a maildir folder setting a source
> for nnml:
> (setq mail-sources
>       '(
>       (maildir :path "Path/to/your/folder"
>                 :subdirs ("cur" "new"))
>                 ))

Brilliant! That did the trick. Whatever the original problem was, this
works around it nicely.

I appreciate the help,

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