offlineimap 6.3.4-rc3 crash

Marc MERLIN marc at
Mon Aug 8 15:55:49 BST 2011

On Mon, Aug 08, 2011 at 04:45:51PM +0200, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Jul 2011 17:10:17 -0700, Marc MERLIN <marc at> wrote:
> > This is most likely linked to the IDLE code, but I kind of have to use it
> > since I would exceed my imap BW quota if I did full syncs of my folders all
> > the time.
> Sorry, can't comment on your IDLE issues, but I don't get this. Doesn't
> IDLE need to sync before it goes into IDLE mode as well? Wouldn't using
> the "quick" option and some folderfilters help to save bandwidth?

quick and folderfilters do help, although my folders do change on the server
a fair amount, so quick still triggers a full sync when it sees changes and
then generates a lot of IMAP bandwidth where IDLE just copies what needs to

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