Please help crash: null byte in argument for long()

Sebastian Spaeth Sebastian at
Wed Apr 6 23:41:06 BST 2011

On Wed, 6 Apr 2011 09:28:27 -0700 (PDT), chris coleman <christocoleman at> wrote:
> I unpacked v6.3.2 (not distro-specific), did chmod +x on the, and 
> ran it locally. 
> Same crash.  "null byte in argument for long()"

Thanks for the log and traceback. The crash you are seeing is because,
you have a corrupt mapping file that translates the UIDS between the
remote and the local IMAP servers.

That file should be in

Check if that has any null byte or looks otherwise corrupt (not in
number:number format).

There is barely any error checking or correction in that are of code :-(.

Sorry to be not of more help.
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