List archive wanted

Peter Humphrey peter at
Sun Sep 13 11:28:18 BST 2020

On Sunday, 13 September 2020 11:24:00 BST Peter Humphrey wrote:
> On Sunday, 13 September 2020 09:37:35 BST René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> > Akonadi also has an archive agent, no idea what you could do with that
> > (other than creating some kind of archive 8-) )
> I run it daily to keep a sort of backup of my mails; this dates from when I
> kept having to restore from archive.
> It isn't what I'd call a proper archive though; as far as I can see, all it
> does is to call all the messages from the database (mySQL or whatever) and
> tar them up. It ignores all other attributes than the content of each
> message: no Important mark, for example, and certainly nothing about the
> folders.

Sorry - that's not what I meant. The messages are indeed arranged in the 
archive with the proper folder structure. I meant to say there's no data on 
folder properties.


Gentoo testing system, openrc-0.42.1
gcc 10.2.0, sys-kernel/gentoo-sources 5.8.8
QT 5.15.1, KDE frameworks 5.74.0, KDE plasma 5.19.5
KDE apps 20.08.1 incl KMail 5.15.0 (20.08.0), akonadi 20.08.1
dev-db/mariadb-10.5.5, net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.28.4

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