[kdepim-users] How to import Maildir after re-installing?

Thomas Taylor linxt at comcast.net
Mon Apr 19 23:50:02 BST 2010

On Tue, 20 Apr 2010 07:31:57 +0200
Carsten Aulbert <carsten.aulbert at aei.mpg.de> wrote:

> Hi
> On Monday 19 April 2010 22:07:16 Thomas Taylor wrote:
> > Any suggestions?  I really need to get some messages from January of this
> > year but have the mail server (comcast.net) set to delete after 90 days.
> I'm not sure about kmail (others will hopefully fill in), but IF you have
> the Maildir still on your disk, then it's just a matter of going to the
> location and fire up a grep (or cg) there searching for files (-l option)
> pointing to the mails you really need fast.
> Then just watch them with less/most and retrieve the information you need.
> back yo kmail:
> What setting did you use beforehand? POP/IMAP/IMAP with local storage?
> Cheers
> Carsten
> _______________________________________________

Thanks Carsten, I'll give grep a try.

I was using POP only.  Been using that for years and haven't seen any
advantage to change yet.

Tom Taylor - retired penguin
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