Kmail2/Akonadi issue on FreeBSD.
gheskett at wdtv.com
Tue Nov 29 21:38:02 GMT 2011
On Tuesday, November 29, 2011 04:18:22 PM Tami King did opine:
> On 11/29/11 14:11, J wrote:
> > gene heskett
> >> On Tuesday, November 29, 2011 02:43:56 PM J did opine:
> >> Claws apparently does only mailfile operations, whereas I have 3/4ths
> >> of the kmail "cur" subdirs as maildirs.
> >> I was thinking that I could maybe do a "cpa cur/* /var/mail/gene" and
> >> then have claws read it just as if it was incoming mail.
> >> Would that, or a similar idea work?
> > To convert a Maildir you either need to convert the mail files into
> > mbox format (I don't recommend this, the scripts I tried were almost
> > as bad as kMail2) or put in a temporary install of an IMAP server and
> > rename Folder to .Folder within the Maildir to get the imap server to
> > see them.
> You can convert Maildir to mbox using mutt. I have been doing that as
> needed since moving from Kmail.
> mutt -f CMC/ -e 'set mbox_type=mbox; set confirmcreate=no; set
> delete=no; push "T.*<enter>;sarchive<enter><quit>"'
> That reads messages in the Maildir directory CMC and saves them to an
> mbox file called archive. You can then move archive to where ever it
> needs to be for your new email client.
So the CMC/ string is a dir currently cd'd to the parent of, and it
generates the archive file in mbox format in this 'parent' aka $pwd
Neat, and 30 megs of mutt is being installed now. Time to test. I don't
fully understand how some of the quoted stuff works, but here goes, I am
cd'd into the ~/Mail/alsa-user directory, giving it the argument "cur/" in
place of the CMC/.
2 errors as follows:
gene at coyote alsa-user]$ mutt -f cur/ -e 'set mbox_type=mbox; set
confirmcreate=no;set delete=no;push "T.*<enter>;sarchive<enter><quit>"'
cur/ is not a mailbox.
So I cd into cur, where an ls shows several hundred files, and get a "cur/"
no such directory error. Also for ./cur/, and ./cur/* actually opens mutt
to compose a message. Not exactly what I wanted. :)
Call me confused, or an oldtimer (which I am at 77), but did I do it wrong?
Running as the user me obviously.
Obviously Tami I don't have the complete idea grokked.
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