[arch-dev-public] [RFC] Moving mail away from gerolde

Gaetan Bisson bisson at archlinux.org
Mon Jul 14 20:10:52 EDT 2014

I just read this part (and should have read everything before sending my
previous reply, sorry about that):

[2014-07-14 22:33:11 +0200] Florian Pritz:
> Since I use dovecot for authentication local mail storage will also be
> available (simply remove or empty your ~/.forward file to use it) and
> can be accessed via IMAP or POP3 (default ports). Please note that
> currently it is not properly backed up if at all. If anyone actually
> wants to use it I'll set up the backups.
> Also note that local storage is currently configured to use dovecot's
> mdbox storage format which is more efficient than maildir, but can't be
> read directly by software like mutt. You'll have to go through
> IMAP/POP3. I believe nobody currently uses local storage on gerolde so
> this shouldn't be a problem.

I did, though I don't mind fetching via IMAP instead of SSH+mbox.


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