Re: Kmail message storage folders
- Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:33:10 +1200
- From: cr <cr@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Kmail message storage folders
On Sunday, 15 April 2018 1:25:08 PM NZST Frank Steinmetzger wrote:
> I use KMail only on my IMAP server and sync that to my machine using
> Offlineimap. But once on my harddrive, my scenario is the same as yours:
> read mail from one Maildir tree on several machines at the same time.
> My approach is to use the syncing solution called Unison. That way I can
> read and edit Mail on both machines, and unison detects all the changes in
> the file system, including mail that was moved from new to cur after it was
> read. As long as I don’t edit the same mail on both machines, Unison works
> perfectly with this.
Thanks. I see Unison is available as a .deb and I've just installed it on both machines.
It looks as if that could be the optimum solution for my setup. All I need to do now (after I've debugged why not all the emails in 'new' subdirectories are showing up as 'unread') is do a one-time copy of the entire Maildir tree to my laptop and thereafter, periodically keep it synced with Unison. Hopefully.