also sprach Venkatesh Srinivas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2007.11.27.1520 +0100]: > For files like music or photos or moves, which tend not to be > changed, what does using a VCS gain for you?
Distributed backups, consistency. > Also, how does git deal with large (movie-sized) files? Fine. > shuffled out of the inbox. Offlineimap was very slow to sync > moves between the inbox and saved-messages - it had fallen into a > mode where a complete sync would have taken ~45/50 days. Perhaps it > was a problem with my server setup? Perhaps an artifact to trying to sync > from a Maildir with 28k messages? No idea. I had massive problems too. In the end, it was dovecot's problem: a combination of http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2007-August/024840.html http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2007-August/024842.html. Now that I delete the index cache daily, I can sync a 100'000 message Maildir in a little less than 2 minutes. > Also offlineimap doesn't like when a server doesn't report the > full contents of a mail folder - this can happen when a server > runs out of memory, for example. In my case, it interpreted the > mails that the server didn't load as ones that it needed to delete > and proceeded to delete those messages locally. Never had that happen. -- martin; (greetings from the heart of the sun.) \____ echo mailto: !#^."<*>"|tr "<*> mailto:" [EMAIL PROTECTED] this message represents the official view of the voices in my head. spamtraps: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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