[Imap-uw] Tracing IMAP session
mrc+uw at panda.com
Wed Aug 12 16:14:19 PDT 2009
On Thu, 13 Aug 2009, Thomas Börkel wrote:
>> The only bad thing that might have come from that is
>> that it wouldn't show any mailboxes other than INBOX.
> Yes, that's exactly the problem for that case. It's not that the client
> does not work at all.
> It does only show my INBOX, no other folder (sent, trash or any custom
OK, then that's why; it's only attempting to list the #mh/ namespace and
not the other personal namespaces. Perhaps it's just listing the last
one. If it only lists one, the first one would be a better choice.
> So, since it insists on only querying the #mh namespace, I tried enabled
> #mh in uw-imap.
What you did isn't sufficient, as you discovered; you actually have to
create mailboxes in the mh format. I recommend that you don't do that,
and that you delete your .mh_profile file as that will cause more problems
than it solves.
Instead, you need to figure out how to make your client list the first
personal namespace (which is the normal default namespace for any IMAP
>> So, what is the client doing that you think is wrong?
> In this case, it was still "syncing". But initial sync should be done
> after the fetch of the messages of the last 7 days, not take forever.
Well, that doesn't seem right. By doing an IDLE, it's clearly done with
its interactions with the IMAP server and knows it. So it shouldn't be
saying that it's still "syncing".
-- Mark --
Democracy is two wolves and a sheep deciding what to eat for lunch.
Liberty is a well-armed sheep contesting the vote.
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