mdconvert(1) General Commands Manual mdconvert(1)

mdconvert - Maildir mailbox UID storage scheme converter

mdconvert [options ...] mailbox ...

mdconvert converts Maildir mailboxes between the two UID storage schemes supported by mbsync. See mbsync's manual page for details on these schemes.

Convert to the alternative (Berkeley DB based) UID storage scheme.
Convert to the native (file name based) UID storage scheme. This is the default.
Displays a summary of command line options.
Displays version information.


Written and maintained by Oswald Buddenhagen <>.

2004 Mar 27