commit 906dc989e488c82a8cd94f71fc0438fb0d33e4a5
Author: Oswald Buddenhagen <>
Date:   Sat Aug 5 20:24:11 2017 +0200

    mention the need for renaming Maildir files upon move
    mu4e config line offered by Ben Maughan <>.

 src/mbsync.1 | 9 +++++++++
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)

diff --git a/src/mbsync.1 b/src/mbsync.1
index fc572b2..51f356a 100644
--- a/src/mbsync.1
+++ b/src/mbsync.1
@@ -244,6 +244,7 @@ Define the Maildir Store \fIname\fR, opening a section for 
its parameters.
 Use the \fBalternative\fR UID storage scheme for mailboxes in this Store.
 This does not affect mailboxes that do already have a UID storage scheme;
 use \fBmdconvert\fR to change it.
 (Default: \fBno\fR)
@@ -656,6 +657,14 @@ If your server supports auto-trashing (as Gmail does), it 
is probably a
 good idea to rely on that instead of \fBmbsync\fR's trash functionality.
 If you do that, and intend to synchronize the trash like other mailboxes,
 you should not use \fBmbsync\fR's \fBTrash\fR option at all.
+When using the more efficient default UID mapping scheme, it is important
+that the MUA renames files when moving them between Maildir folders.
+Mutt always does that, while mu4e needs to be configured to do it: +4
+(setq mu4e-change-filenames-when-moving t) -4
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