[Dovecot] hangs on dovecot test77, mutt

Tzafrir Cohen tzafrir at gadot.fdns.net
Sat Aug 13 07:10:53 EEST 2005

On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 06:38:15PM +0300, Tzafrir Cohen wrote:
> Hi
> My toy mail server runs dovecot. My client is mutt, which I use normally
> use a a remote screen session. I normally connect to imap locally:
>   account-hook imap://localhost/ 'set tunnel="/usr/local/bin/imap-local"'

imap-local simply sets MAIL:

# imap-local: run dovecot's imap as your user
MAIL='maildir:~/Maildir' \
  exec /usr/lib/dovecot/imap

> After a long frustration from the new mail notification in 0.99, I have
> decided to bite the bullet and try the -test series. Ever since I have
> not had stable mutt sessions.
> Occasionally mutt hangs on the imap connection. Usually when openning a
> new mailbox. But sometimes even when closing an existing mailbox.
> Occasionally mutt will even crash (which is annoying, but certainly not
> a bug of dovecot).

More details: System is Debian 3.1 (Sarge). Kernel 2.6.8-2-686. glibc
2.3.2.ds1-22 (the default).

> How do I debug this?

Any way to tell it to log all imap commands to a log file? Or any other
way to isolate the problem?

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