6.3.4-rc4 crashes - because mailbox is full
cgdennis at btinternet.com
Fri Aug 12 11:43:42 BST 2011
On 08/12/2011 08:39 AM, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Aug 2011 18:51:25 +0100, Chris Dennis<cgdennis at btinternet.com> wrote:
>> Sorry for not looking into the problem more before my previous post, but
>> I've just realised that the user's remote mailbox is full!
>> Would there be any chance of a more meaningful error message when this
> Hi there,
> today is your lucky day. Since 24h, the code in the next branch contains:
> if typ != 'OK': #APPEND failed
> raise OfflineImapError("Saving msg in folder '%s', repository "
> "'%s' failed. Server reponded; %s %s\nMessage content was:"
> " %s" % (self, self.getrepository(), typ, dat, dbg_output),
> BTW, this happened independently from your report, but was done to cater
> exactly those situations as you experienced.
> So the next stable release will output more sensible error reports.
That's great -- thank you.
I'm now unsure how to deal with the full mailbox issue though.
If I exclude the 'Sent' folder (which is very large) from offlineimap,
it still fails because the remote mailbox is still full. So I could
delete all the emails from the remote 'Sent' folder, which would free up
space and allow offlineimap to work again. But if in the future I want
to include 'Sent' in offlineimap's synchronisation, will it locally
delete all the emails I deleted remotely, or will it resend the local
Sent emails to the remote end? (I'd want it to do the latter.)
Chris Dennis cgdennis at btinternet.com
Fordingbridge, Hampshire, UK
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