[Alpine-info] Bug in Filters
hubert at washington.edu
Fri Feb 29 11:53:59 PST 2008
On Fri, 15 Feb 2008, Eduardo Chappa wrote:
> I have set up a filter to move messages from my inbox (in mix format) to a
> local folder. If I open two sessions of Alpine, the message gets moved twice.
> I have set [X] move-only-if-not-deleted.
I'm not able to reproduce the problem. Maybe I don't quite have it right.
I tried with a local MIX INBOX with a filter moving to another local
folder when some pattern matches. The first alpine moves matching
messages, marks them deleted, and hides them from view. The message is
still physically in the folder but it is hidden by the alpine that
If I start a second alpine with the same configuration it does not move
the message again and does not show it either.
If I then run a third alpine that doesn't have the same configuration and
doesn't have that filter, I can see the Deleted message in the inbox. If I
exit out of either of the original two alpines the deleted message is
What do I need to do differently to see the problem you're seeing? Thanks.
> This is not a problem of one session trying to catch up with another. Let
> me be more explicit about the problem.
> * Session 1 opens the inbox. Message gets moved to the corresponding folder.
> Message is marked deleted in inbox.
> * Session 2 opens the inbox (say after 5 minutes), and the same thing
> happens, so I get a duplicate.
> If I use Pine 4.64 I as session 2, then I can see the deleted message in my
> * Session 3 opens the inbox (say after pine 4.64), the same thing happens.
> It is completely irrelevant if Session 2 is patched or unpatched Alpine. The
> problem happens the same.
> Thank you for your consideration.
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