bugGNUstep Non-FSF - Bugs: bug #51852, GNUMail does not move messages


bug #51852: GNUMail does not move messages

Submitted by:  Svetlana Tkachenko <svetlana>
Submitted on:  Fri 25 Aug 2017 08:12:29 PM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: Confirmed
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Sat 17 Mar 2018 03:26:48 PM UTC, comment #2:

IMAP to IMAP uses server commands, so it is very different.
I attempted to copy a message from IMAP to local and it works fine.
If I attempt to copy two messages, the first one works, the second one gives a panic alert that the folder is not existing and it is copied to the panic folder intestead.
This is mysterious, I have no fix for that, it might be a reduced case of your larger issue.

Riccardo Mottola <rmottola>
Project Administrator
Sat 30 Dec 2017 11:27:07 PM UTC, comment #1:

I have a slighly different behaviour.
If I attempt an IMAP to IMAP move, it works fine.
If I attempt an IMAP to Local move, the CPU seems to go high and hang in a read call of CWLocalMessage, as if there were issues with the local file/cache.
I wasn't able to understand the issue further as for now.

Riccardo Mottola <rmottola>
Project Administrator
Fri 25 Aug 2017 08:12:29 PM UTC, original submission:

Using latest version of GNUMail from git on Debian testing, I'm trying to move messages from a remote folder to a local folder. I open two mailboxes -- one at the remote and one at the local -- select all messages in the remote one, click 'cut', activate the local mailbox window, click 'paste'.

I expect that these messages disappear from the remote mailbox and appear in the local mailbox one day.

Instead, GNUMail downloads these messages (as seen in Console; this takes about 20 minutes) and marks them as deleted in the remote folder, but they never appear in the local folder. These messages still stay at the remote folder, as I can see from another email client.

Svetlana Tkachenko <svetlana>


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