Crash when downloading a particular GMail message

David Gerard dgerard at
Wed Mar 9 10:17:10 GMT 2011

On 7 March 2011 17:22, Sebastian Spaeth <Sebastian at> wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Mar 2011 17:04:20 +0000, David Gerard <dgerard at> wrote:

>>     UIBase.getglobalui().warn("ERROR attempting to copy message " + str(uid) \
>> NameError: global name 'UIBase' is not defined

> this specific error has been fixed in the 6.3.2 release. However, it
> just fixed the output of the error message, you will still be seeing
> Gmail "crashing" due to an IMAP error.
> Most likely this is a very big message that the IMAP server doesn't
> like. If that is the case, check if the maxsize setting helps you (which
> will just prevent those big messages from being synced). If you run a
> debug output with "-1 -d imap -l debug.log", it would be great if you
> could make that available to us (or me). Take note that the debug.log
> could contain passwords and email contents though...

I ran it again (without a debug log) and it worked! (And is, in fact,
still running ... Gmail IMAP appears to be throttled.)

If it breaks again I'll run it with debugging.

- d.

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