[sylpheed:36136] Re: Corrupted message cache when synching over unstable connections

Hiroyuki Yamamoto hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp
Tue Aug 19 11:04:12 JST 2014


On Fri, 15 Aug 2014 22:28:30 +0900
"Stefan A." <stefan.a at portblue.net> wrote:

> I have recently noticed that Sylpheed tends to corrupt messages during
> download when I'm on unstable/bad connections. When I sync my IMAP
> mailbox over mobile networks, for example, message bodies sometimes
> come out blank or part of the body is truncated when there is a hiccup
> on the connection. There is no way to actually notice this unless the
> specific message is opened and examined manually. The corrupted file is
> stored locally in the /.sylpheed/imapcache folder and needs to be
> deleted *manually* in order for Sylpheed to download the message again.

I'll consider making the handlings of download failure more robust.

> Have others noticed such problems? Are there ways to re-sync the inbox
> completely and check for various inconsistencies automatically?
> I'll be happy to run any tests to help fix this problem.

As a workaround, you can remove all caches in a folder by
'View - Update summary' or 'Update summary' in the context menu
on a folder.

Hiroyuki Yamamoto <hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp>

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