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

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at
Thu Apr 7 19:33:35 BST 2011

On Thu, Apr 07, 2011 at 12:41:06AM +0200, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:
> 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.

So, it would be nice to prevent us to crash from that kind of
corruption. I think it worth implementing a warning or something if
internal data in general is corrupted.

Nicolas Sebrecht

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