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Re: different uuid encoding options

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To: Matthew O'Gorman <mog-lists@xxxxxxxx>
Cc: offlineimap@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: different uuid encoding options
From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2009 10:45:32 -0500

Matthew O'Gorman wrote:
> Hello
> I am trying to use offlineimap with ifolder,, ifolder is a
> file syncronization software.
> However I am running into trouble with namespace collisions.  ifolder
> considers a namespace collision when
> two files have same name but not same case, and some other stipulations.
> How would I go about recompiling
> offlineimap and making uids just hex numbers or something similar to avoid
> this problem.

You would have to edit the source code to implement that feature.  A
"recompile" wouldn't do it.  Maildirs are designed to run on
case-sensitive filesystems, and I would not necessarily assume that
there is any reliable way to make OfflineIMAP do what you want reliably
with ifolder.

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