Moving mail store
matt at bubblegen.co.uk
Tue Mar 21 12:34:46 PDT 2017
On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 5:59 PM, David Bremner <david at tethera.net> wrote:
> Matthew Lear <matt at bubblegen.co.uk> writes:
> > Hi all. I plan to migrate my offlineimap mail store and notmuch database
> > a new machine in the next week or so. I wanted to check for any potential
> > gotchas before I did this. I don't plan on keeping the same absolute
> > to the maildir files on the new machine because the new top level
> > location will be different. Will notmuch care about this change if I use
> > the exported database (obtained from the old machine) on the new
> machine? I
> > expect notmuch to only care about the message IDs themselves and update
> > database on the new machine when notmuch new is run. Is that correct?
> > Is there a recommended way to move mailstore in such a way that all tags
> > are preserved even though the paths to the top level location of the
> > mailstore is different?
> tags are not connected with paths, only with message-ids.
Excellent. Nothing else to be wary of then I guess. Thanks David.
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