[Dovecot] convert_mail ?
andrewz at springsrescuemission.org
Mon Dec 4 16:46:28 UTC 2006
Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-11-30 at 17:27 -0700, Andrew Z wrote:
>> I can't find much documentation on the convert_mail plugin. For
>> example, on the wiki plugins page, clicking on convert goes to
>> <http://wiki.dovecot.org/InterWiki> which is not relevant.
>> Can I use convert_mail to migrate from UW IMAP 2002 mbox format where
>> some mail is in ~/ and the inboxes are in /var/spool/mail? Will it know
>> which files are mbox folders, so it doesn't try to convert other files
>> in the home directories?
> Looks like it gives an error and stops the conversion completely. But I
> added convert_skip_broken_mailboxes setting now to convert plugin on
> CVS. Latest nightly snapshot also has it.
> I wrote the wiki page with answers to your questions:
>> Is this configuration snippet valid?
>> default_mail_env = maildir:~/Maildir
>> convert_mail = mbox:~/:INBOX=/var/mail/%u
Thank you very much. After the conversion, are the files in /~ renamed
or moved? Is the CVS stable, or should I wait for 1.0 RC 16?
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