isync - IMAP and MailDir mailbox synchronizer

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name isync
Package version 1.1.1
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 274 B
Download size 125.62 KB
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mbsync/isync is a command line application which synchronizes mailboxes;
currently Maildir and IMAP4 mailboxes are supported. New messages, message
deletions and flag changes can be propagated both ways. isync is suitable
for use in IMAP-disconnected mode.
The main application was much improved in version 1.0. Those improvements
lead to interface changes and the application being renamed to mbsync. The
application isync is now only a wrapper to keep compatibility with earlier
* Fine-grained selection of synchronization operations to perform
* Synchronizes single mailboxes or entire mailbox collections
* Partial mirrors possible: keep only the latest messages locally
* Trash functionality: backup messages before removing them
IMAP features:
* Security: supports TLS/SSL via imaps: (port 993) and STARTTLS; CRAM-MD5
for authentication
* Supports NAMESPACE for simplified configuration
* Pipelining for maximum speed (currently only partially implemented)


Package Version Architecture Repository
isync_1.1.1-1_i386.deb 1.1.1 i386 Debian Main
isync - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libdb5.3 -
libssl1.0.0 >= 1.0.0


Type URL
Binary Package isync_1.1.1-1_amd64.deb
Source Package isync

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install isync deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install isync




2014-06-03 - Alessandro Ghedini <>
isync (1.1.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
- Don't lie about the default of User (Closes: #744389)
- Don't forget to reset message counts when skipping scan (Closes: #744259)
- Rework maildir store mapping (Closes: #737708)
* Drop 01_fix-manpages.patch (merged upstream)
* Drop 02_fix-empty-folder-sync.patch (merged upstream)
2014-02-14 - Alessandro Ghedini <>
isync (1.1.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Drop 02_fix-duplicate-changelog.patch
(rm the file after installation instead)
* Update 01_fix-manpages.patch
* Add 02_fix-empty-folder-sync.patch (Closes: #738873)
2014-01-12 - Alessandro Ghedini <>
isync (1.1.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (Closes: #674403)
- Fix overlapping memcpy (Closes: #650373)
- Fix segfault while syncing mailboxes (Closes: #411120)
- Fix segfault when invoked with arguments without configuration
(Closes: #727239)
* Bump debhelper compat level, update Build-Depends
* Switch to short-form dh rules, remove useless files
* Switch to 3.0 (quilt) source format
* Remove empty patches/ directory
* Drop local source modifications
* Update short/long descriptions
* Add 01_fix-manpages.patch to fix manpage errors and typos
* Add Homepage field
* Update copyright file to Copyright-Format 1.0
* Add Vcs-* fields
* Add 02_fix-duplicate-changelog.patch to avoid duplicate changelog install
* Add myself to Uploaders
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes needed)
* Use dh-autoreconf instead of autotools-dev
2013-02-24 - Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
isync (1.0.4-2.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Apply upstream patch for CVE-2013-0289.
Fix incorrect server's SSL x509.v3 certificate validation when
performing IMAP synchronization. (Closes: #701052)
2008-10-25 - Christian Perrier <>
isync (1.0.4-2.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Drop debconf note that deals with a pre-Etch transition.
Closes: #492194
2008-09-17 - Nicolas Boullis <>
isync (1.0.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Change the libdb4.4-dev build-dependency to libdb-dev. Thanks Luk for
pointing this. (Closes: #499165)
2008-05-03 - Nicolas Boullis <>
isync (1.0.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* The second "thanks Christian" release.
* New upstream release.
- Accept empty "* SEARCH" response. (Closes: #413336)
- Quote user name in generated config. (Closes: #456783)
* Explain the isync->mbsync change in the package description.
(Closes: #430648) 
* Fix the debian/watch file that lacked the version and action fields.
* Disable the upstream "deb-clean" stuff in the top-level Makefile, as
in breaks cleaning the build directory.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.7.3. (No change required.)
2008-03-12 - Christian Perrier <>
isync (1.0.3-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload to fix pending l10n issues.
* Debconf translations:
- Portuguese. Closes: #418283
- Italian. Closes: #418246
- Dutch. Closes: #422244
- Spanish. Closes: #426184
- Finnish. Closes: #468214
- Galician. Closes: #470529
* [Lintian] Do not include debian revision in the build dependency for
* [Lintian] No longer ignore errors from "make distclean"
2007-02-05 - Nicolas Boullis <>
isync (1.0.3-3) unstable; urgency=low
* The "thanks Christian" release.
* Update German debconf templates translation. Thanks to Erik Schanze
(for the translation) and Christian Perrier (for forwarding the
translation). (Closes: #407615)

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