[Dovecot] v1.1.6 released

John Gray gray at agora-net.com
Thu Nov 20 15:36:49 EET 2008

I see this from time to time too.  But if right click on the folder in
thunderbird, select properties from the context menu, and hit rebuild
index in the properties dialog, it fixes it.  It crops up for me several
times a day.

I'm still back at 1.1.rc1 though.


Steffen Kaiser wrote:
> 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.
> Bye,
> -- Steffen Kaiser

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