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Re: gnus losing mail?

Paul Johnson <baloo@ursine.ca> writes:

> Alright, I got it sorted out.  I'm now using the nnml backend.  Here's
> what fixed mail for me...

I don't think it's necessary to switch to nnml.  Everything should
work with nnfolder, too.

> First, had to tell procmail to spew at another directory.  Then,
> flattened my mail tree to put all the mboxes in the same directory.

By flattening, do you mean the ~/procmail directory?  I explicitly
mentioned this in my previous message...

> Added this to my .gnus.el
> (add-to-list 'gnus-secondary-select-methods '(nnml ""))
> (setq mail-sources '((directory :path "~/procmail/"
>                                 :suffix "")))
> I think the two biggest things that really should be more clearly
> highlighted in the gnus docs is you need both statements.

Really?  It should work with nnfolder, too.


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