[CentOS] Command line IMAP client

Wed Apr 12 12:15:21 UTC 2006
Matt Hyclak <hyclak at math.ohiou.edu>

On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 10:18:11AM +0100, Tom Brown enlightened us:
> I want to download all messages from an IMAP mailbox but i want this to 
> be outputted into MailDir format. I tried using fetchmail but this 
> outputted the mailbox into mbox format. Is there an IMAP client that 
> works on the command line but will output into MailDir format or failing 
> that how reliable is converting from mbox to MailDir ?

Fetchmail doesn't output mail at all. It delivers it by default to port 25
on your local machine. So, configure your MDA to deliver to Maildir and try
again. The fetchmail man page holds quite a bit of information, you just
have to look...


Matt Hyclak
Department of Mathematics 
Department of Social Work
Ohio University
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