Bug#776094: dovecot-imapd: corrupts mailbox after trying to retrieve it (fwd)

Robert Schetterer rs at sys4.de
Mon May 4 21:43:23 UTC 2015

Am 04.05.2015 um 22:13 schrieb Santiago Vila:
> On Mon, May 04, 2015 at 09:23:57PM +0200, Robert Schetterer wrote:
>> Boh fetchmail .... did you verified with getmail ?
> No, I didn't. The client should be irrelevant. Nobody should be able
> to corrupt a remote mailbox only by issuing imap commands.
> BTW: Does getmail have an option doing the same as fetchmail --folder
> option at all?


 All IMAP retriever types also take the following optional parameters:

    mailboxes (tuple of quoted strings) — a list of mailbox paths to
retrieve mail from, expressed as a Python tuple. If not specified, the
default is to retrieve mail from the mail folder named INBOX. You might
want to retrieve messages from several different mail folders, using a
configuration like this:

    mailboxes = ("INBOX", "INBOX.spam",

>> dig you tried fetchmail with
>> bad-header accept ?
> I appreciate that you are trying to help, but it seems to me that you
> didn't read the report, or you didn't understand it.
> Answer: No. I didn't. Why should I? The mbox was fine before I tried
> to retrieve it. Please read the report!

sorry i wont invest any time in fetchmail, i quit with it years ago
by tons of problems i managed to forget

Best Regards
MfG Robert Schetterer

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