On Tuesday 6 April 2004, tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie (Timothy Murphy) wrote:
>Curious question for you gurus.
>Laptop 1 (william) is dying, so I transferred everything to laptop 2
>Unfortunately I forgot to turn off mail collection on william,
>so it has a certain amount of new email.
>Can I safely transfer it to martha using rsync?
>Are the filenames of the mail items unique?
>A typical item in ~/Mail/inbox/cur is called 1081206072.2310.mjCn:2,S
>>I should say I am using KMail under Fedora-1.
>(I tried going over to Mozilla Mail but found it too complicated.)
In a happier time, email client wise, I used KMail with Maildir (mostly).
Whenever I travelled, I rsync'ed ~/Mail from my deskunder to my notebook, and
then did the reverse when I came back - always worked seamlessly.
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