Cannot interrupt offlineimap 6.3.4 from keyboard

Dave Abrahams dave at
Mon Aug 29 23:47:19 BST 2011

on Mon Aug 29 2011, Tony E. Bennett <> wrote:

> I'm in the process of upgrading from v6.0.3.   The new version
> ignores ^C.  In fact, it can only be killed with 'kill -9 PID'.
> Platform is OSX.  I've tried both python 2.6.1 and python 2.6.6.
> Have also tried with and without explicit 'socktimeout = 60'.
> No difference.
> Is this a known issue?   Something to do w/ 'ui' perhaps?

I reported a similar issue recently when using the new --info option

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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