[CentOS] Command line IMAP client

Wed Apr 12 18:39:51 UTC 2006
Jason Sutherland <jay at jaysweb.net>

I moved from mbox to Maildir back in November. I used script found here ...


A little bit of a pain with folders but it will do them.


Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote the following on 04/12/06 08:30:

> Quoting Tom Brown <tom.brown at goodtechnology.com>:
>> Hi
>> 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 ?
> I remember there were some utilities distributed with wu-imapd source 
> that might do what you want.  A perl script that would split mbox 
> mailbox into maildir format is also trivial to write.  If you are 
> transferring between two IMAP servers (one using mbox, the other using 
> maildir), you can also use utility such as imapsync and not worry 
> about the storage format of particular IMAP server.