What if my house burned down and I must start from scratch?
Mention how to continue if those files are lost.
I assume if one really wanted to get rid of them, a safe way would be
0. Disconnect the upstream mail server from the internet so no new mail
is coming in.
1. get all your mail upstream -> downsteam. Now all is deleted from
2. Now delete the oldmail files.
3. Now reconnect the server.
>>>>> "CC" == Charles Cazabon <charl...@pyropus.ca> writes:
CC> In short: no, you can never safely trim them. You can remove them only if
CC> never want to retrieve mail from the corresponding POP/IMAP account or
CC> again. The files are absolutely tiny by any modern standard, so there will
CC> never, ever be a need to "trim" them.