[Dovecot] MBOX to MAILDIR conversion
marc at perkel.com
Sat Mar 3 02:35:43 EET 2007
Peter Fern wrote:
> Marc Perkel wrote:
>> Thinking about going from mbox to maildir. Started with mbox way back
>> when but thinking about making the conversion. The main reason is
>> that I use rsync for backups and when these huge mailboxes are
>> touched I have to copy the whole thing. With maildir I only copy the
>> files that change.
>> So - my questions is - what's the easiest way to make this happan. I
>> assume there are conversion utilities. I'm using Exim as an MTA.
> You could use the Dovecot 'Convert' plugin, which will convert mail
> between msg stores and formats when a user logs in... alternatively,
> you could use mb2md or something similar.
> No links at hand sorry, but a quick google should provide the answers.
Plugin???? I'm going to have to check that out.
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