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Re: Maildirs and mutt's decode-copy

Re: Maildirs and mutt's decode-copy

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To: seanh <seanh.nospam@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: offlineimap@xxxxxxxxxxxx, Nicolas Sebrecht <nicolas.s-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Maildirs and mutt's decode-copy
From: Nicolas Sebrecht <nicolas.s-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2009 01:45:35 +0200

On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 11:36:42PM +0100, seanh wrote:

>                                  But since offlineimap supports maildir 
> and not mbox if you're using mutt with offlineimap you will have 
> mbox_type set to maildir.
> Anyone know a way around this, to get mutt to decode-copy to mbox while 
> using maildir otherwise?

This is almost a question related to mutt.

A workaround is to create a maildir dedicated to the "to home" purpose.
Something like

  $ mkdir -p ~/Mail/{cur,new,tmp}
  $ ln -s ~/Mail/cur ~/incomming

and decode-copy to this maildir where email have to be marked as read.

Nicolas Sebrecht

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