offlineimap deletes with extreme prejudice (was Re: [Dovecot] dovecot-1.0-test8 / nfs / maildir / flags issues)

Charlie Allom charlie at
Fri May 14 05:29:30 EEST 2004

On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 11:34:17AM +0200, Maikel Verheijen wrote:
> - We notice some very strange "delete" flag things in our IMP webmail  
> system (working on a test environment to be more specific). The problem  
> is that if you mark some messages "deleted", a lot of messages that do  
> NOT have "deleted" flag are also in the deleted list. Since nothing  
> changed on the webmail, it must be in the way dovecot responds  
> different in the new version on certain requests.

I also have this problem with 0.99 and the python 'offlineimap' script.

I can't easily reproduce it, but sometimes whole mboxes decide to be
deleted. I am trying to get an IMAP dump and see what is happening.

 charlie at - Melbourne, Australia
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