[gmailieer] fast fetch and two-way tag synchronization between notmuch and GMail

Rafael Avila de Espindola rafael.espindola at gmail.com
Mon Apr 3 07:35:59 PDT 2017

After a few issues with the initial sync this is working perfectly.

Thanks a lot, it is a big improvement over mbsync.


Gaute Hope <eg at gaute.vetsj.com> writes:

> Hi,
>   'gmailieer' (or 'gmi') is a small program that can pull email and labels
> (and changes to labels) from your GMail account and store them locally in a
> maildir with the labels synchronized with a notmuch database. The
> changes to tags in the notmuch database may be pushed back remotely to
> your GMail account.
> The initial fetch of all emails takes some time, but synchronizing
> labels and tags, and checking for new messages, is usually done in 1-2
> seconds.
> It requires the most recent notmuch, the python googleapi bindings and
> tqdm.
> Disclaimer:
>   This is still experimental, but it does not have access to delete
>   e-mail on your account - only fetch and change labels, so damage
>   should be limited.
> Instructions and source code can be found here:
>   https://github.com/gauteh/gmailieer
> Regards, Gaute
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