[ANNOUNCE] Re: OfflineIMAP v6.3.2-rc3 released

Sebastian Spaeth sebastian at sspaeth.de
Thu Feb 10 10:15:26 GMT 2011

On Wed, 9 Feb 2011 19:28:04 +0100, Nicolas Sebrecht <nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 08, 2011 at 10:52:39PM +0100, sebastian at sspaeth.de wrote:
> > 
> > Depends. *I* rather want to be notified of a essage which failed to sync
> > properly as I rely on syncing to work. If it simply continues with 6 other
> > accounts, the failure would be so buried in the log that I would likely
> > never discover that offlineimap failed to sync properly. So *I* prefer the
> > "break immediately" mode, but then I only sync 1 account.
> > Reading the archive backlogs, this has been an often complained thing in
> > the past few *years* though.
> What about logging the full trace, continue and output a warning (or
> even full traces if some configuration in place) just before ending?

Yep, that would certainly a possibility. We'd have to store the
tracebacks and/or error messages somehow and output them at the end of
the run.

Not sure how much work that would be. I guess some configurability would
also be good, yes.

something like:

on_error = abort|print_error_at_end|ignore

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