ERROR in syncfolder for (username) folder INBOX : null byte in argument for long()

Sebastian Spaeth Sebastian at
Thu Apr 28 13:47:16 BST 2011

On Wed, 27 Apr 2011 06:52:52 -0700 (PDT), chris coleman <christocoleman at> wrote:
> Thanks Sebastian.
> UIDVALIDITY... this folder doesnt exist.  
> Do you mean UIDMapping or FolderValidity ??

I meant FolderValidity, yes.

Repairing that one will not take a lot of time, as it does not involve
any resync.
> How much time will it take to recreate these files when there are 100,000 
> messages ?  Probably many hours, right ?
> If I blow away (move away) ONE of the files inside these folders, will 
> offlineimap recreate just the one file ??

UIDMapping will still be needed, don't blow that one away, or it will
duplicate all emails on the "LOCAL" side, as it doesn't know which one
it already had duplicated.

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