Re: [Evolution] home mail howto?

On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 06:50 +0800, Not Zed wrote:
On Mon, 2004-05-10 at 20:04 -0400, Tom Cooper wrote: 
OK.  I think I get how to configure evolution to write sent mail to the
'sent' folder on the imap server, but I'm unclear how to set up the imap
server to:
a) allow writes, and 
Well presumably it should already?  Unless its been specifically
configured not to. 
b) read the data that is currently in the ~username/evolution/INBOX/mbox
file (and other mbox files as well)
Depends a bit on the server.  For uw-imapd, you can just copy the mbox
files to named files in ~/mail, and/or then you subscribe to the
folders using your client.  If the server uses maildir you may need to
do something different (i.e. convert the mailboxes).

With uw-imapd folders can either only have messages or only have other
folders, since they're mbox files with directory separators.

I have a "mail account" for my local spool (/var/mail/$USER), my
"~/evolution" spool, and my IMAP server.

Then, I just did a copy-and-drag from "~/evolution" folders and
the local spool into relevant IMAP folders.

Ron Johnson <ron l johnson cox net>

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