T-bird pop mail files -
geleem at bellsouth.net
Sat Jun 26 11:39:52 UTC 2010
Bob Goodwin wrote:
> On 25/06/10 13:34, Craig White wrote:
>> should work if you can ping it
> Also, someone suggested using "rsync" [which I asked about several
> days ago and got no response?]
> The message suggesting rsync was received in t-bird on the "new"
> computer [box9] and when I ran:
> [bobg at box9 ~]$ rsync -av bobg at box6:/home/bobg/.thunderbird .
[bobg at box9 ~]$ rsync -a -r -v bobg at box6:/home/bobg/.thunderbird/ ./
you must have '/' at end of each path.
> The message was lost. This does a fine job of making both sets of
> mail files the same, effectively replacing the box9 files with the
> box6 mail files which was what I wanted to do in the first place.
> But now I would also like to keep the existing messages and add to
> box9 any new messages that box6 has collected.
[bobg at box9 ~]$ rsync -a -r -u -v bobg at box6:/home/bobg/.thunderbird/ ./
'-u' is update files.
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