Current users with gmail?

Rupert Swarbrick rswarbrick at
Tue Oct 19 09:05:45 BST 2010

Ng Oon-Ee <ngoonee at> writes:

> Hi all,
> Could I just get a quick reply if you are currently using offlineimap
> with a gmail account?
> I've been increasingly having offlineimap hang on me (not
> thread-related), and since downgrading doesn't help I figure the issue
> is either gmail or python2.7 which my distro has been using recently.
> This only happens on emails with large attachments though (and
> forwarding that same email to another account seems to work, weirdly
> enough).
> So yes, if you're using offlineimap with gmail's IMAP facilities please
> indicate if everything is running smooth and dandy for you.
> Cheers,
> Ng Oon-Ee

Everything seems to work ok for me. Very occaisionally, I do get hangs,
but this is from suspending the computer on which offlineimap's running
when it's trying to do something.

That said, no-one's sent me a large attachment for a while...

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