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Re: mutt+Maildir Pros & Cons?

* Paul Mackinney <paul@mackinney.net> [2002-04-21 14:36:22 -0700]:
> Also, if I want to migrate to a maildir setup
> -advice on doing it safely? 

Mutt can handle different folders of different types, so you can legally
have =foo1 (mbox), =foo2 (maildir), =foo3 (mh), etc.

Here is a method to convert folders by hand:

1. create a maildir folder
2. open mutt and go into the mbox folder 
3. tag all the messages
4. copy all the messages (C) to the maildir folder

Mutt will then do the conversion for you.

> -I gather that most muttrc commands that reference mboxes with work fine
> if I replace the mbox files with maildirs with the same names.

Yup, everything except the folder-type specific commands (i.e.

N. Thomas
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