[Imap-uw] an interesting problem
mrc at CAC.Washington.EDU
Fri Apr 27 15:33:42 PDT 2007
On Fri, 27 Apr 2007, David Relson wrote:
> Interesting what you report. Is it your thought that 1 (or several
> bogus headers) would cause uw-imap to download _all_ the messages
> saved on the server? I ask because the behavior I saw last Tuesday
> was a repeated download of the 8000+ messages in the mail server's
Counterfeit metadata can break the UID regime and cause a new UID regime
to be created. That, in turn, will cause the new download.
This only happens with traditional UNIX mailbox format. Better formats do
not have this problem.
-- Mark --
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