[Dovecot] v1.1.6 released

Steffen Kaiser skdovecot at smail.inf.fh-brs.de
Thu Nov 20 10:09:28 EET 2008

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On Wed, 19 Nov 2008, Brian Hayden wrote:

> 1.1.6 in our test environment... all three still sometimes have the "next 
> message unexpectedly lost" error logged. This happens only for Outlook users, 
> and corresponds to the user seeing a message with no subject or body in 
> Outlook's list.
> Other clients see the message fine. Effective workarounds:
> 1. Delete index files.
> 2. Have the user use a client such as Pine to "bounce" the message, or reply 
> to it, or etc. After this Outlook can display it. We've sort of inferred that 
> this is due to the fact that it's technically a "new" message now, as it is 
> rewritten to add the appropriate header fields.

Hmm, I have the same problem with Thunderbird and Dovecot v1.0.15 using 
Maildir now and then. The message is empty, no date/subject/whatsoever 
(it's the same if you put a non-readable file into Maildir). Thunderbird 
caches the empty info until I enter the IMAP folder with pine. Then the 
message data gets updated.

I didn't paid much attention to it, because I automatically move some 
messages from this folder into another one on file system level and 
assumed that this "empty" message is one of the mails that where moved in 
the same instant I accessed.

Now you mentioned it and I see such message again, I clicked "reget" 
several times with no luck, waited some minutes, again no luck. I entered 
the folder with Pine, the message got visible in Thunderbird. Funnily the 
mail is about 3 houres older than the first access to the mailbox today.

There is no entry in the logs.


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Steffen Kaiser
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