[Dovecot] Occasional messages cause Thunderbird to loop
tss at iki.fi
Fri Nov 21 23:01:19 EET 2008
On Tue, 2008-11-11 at 12:52 -0500, Allen Belletti wrote:
> I'm not sure if this is something which crept into a recent release of
> Dovecot, or a problem with T'bird, or something else entirely. I had
> suspected corrupt messages the first time or two, and was once able to
> copy such a message into my own "Maildir/cur" directory and have it fail
> for me. Since then I've not been able to replicate this feat. I also
> thought that it might have been the Dovecot indices becoming corrupt but
> today I tried purging them for an affected user, and the problem still
> showed up. In addition, for the first time today that user reported a
> message which originally (as of 6 Nov. 2008) worked fine but today
> demonstrates the issue.
If there's a problem with indexes, Dovecot most likely would have logged
an error message. Do you see any errors logged?
> If anyone has seen anything like this or has suggestions to try, please
> let me know. If necessary I can go to full debug-logging with Dovecot
> but I'd prefer to avoid that if possible :)
Knowing what Thunderbird and Dovecot talk to each others would be pretty
much the only way to know what's going on.
http://wiki.dovecot.org/Debugging/Rawlog would help.
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