kmail maildir patches???

Ralf Habacker ralf.habacker at
Tue Feb 10 22:49:33 CET 2004

On Sunday 08 February 2004 11:18, Holger Karl wrote:
> Hello,
> I admit to being completely smitten with KDE on cygwin! Especially the fact
> that kmail can use maildir is almost enough to make me throw away outlook.
> Why almost? Because I still can't sync with kmail on a linux box, as the
> maildir filenames  have ":" on linux and "." on windows (obviously, since :
> causes problems)

Are you you refering to the kmail updates (, and 
you are saying that kmail for cygwin runs for you  with external maildir's ? 

> Now: did you patch the kamil source code? 

>would this patch be applicable to> the standard  kmail as well? (Is there a 
>chance to get the kamil-folks make > the : <-> . thing configurable, so it 
>is easy to decide which format to use > - wrong people to ask here, I know).  
May be. Currently I'm very busy with this kmail on cygwin, but if you can 
provide a patch I think we can submit it to the kde people. 


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