Please help crash: null byte in argument for long()
christocoleman at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 7 02:15:55 BST 2011
You are right!!
That file ~/.offlineimap/Repository-LocalFoo/UIDMapping/INBOX contains corrupt
I looked for IDs inside mail reader software, but the numbers are very
different... they go from 1 - 19000
The question: how does one manually retrieve the missing UID which corresponds
to UID 61414 ??
From: Sebastian Spaeth <Sebastian at SSpaeth.de>
To: chris coleman <christocoleman at yahoo.com>; offlineimap mailing list
<offlineimap-project at lists.alioth.debian.org>
Cc: Nicolas Sebrecht <nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net>
Sent: Wed, April 6, 2011 6:41:06 PM
Subject: Re: Please help crash: null byte in argument for long()
On Wed, 6 Apr 2011 09:28:27 -0700 (PDT), chris coleman
<christocoleman at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I unpacked v6.3.2 (not distro-specific), did chmod +x on the offlineimap.py,
> 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
There is barely any error checking or correction in that are of code :-(.
Sorry to be not of more help.
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