OfflineIMAP and gchats (redux)

Sebastian Spaeth Sebastian at
Thu May 5 09:22:09 BST 2011

On Mon, 21 Mar 2011 16:45:05 -0400, Greg Grossmeier <greg at> wrote:
> 1. Person is using offlineIMAP with gmail
> 2. That person's gmail account receives a message to their inbox which is 
>    of one of gmail's IM-in-an-email type ("while you were gone someone 
>    IM'd you this" type).
> 3. That message is synced down to a Maildir folder via offlineIMAP
> 4. The person moves that message to a different folder
> 5. OfflineIMAP attempts to sync back up that message to gmail's IMAP 
>    servers
> 6. OfflineIMAP crashes

Just as a followup, a debian bug on this mentioned that uploading such a
mail via mutt or Thunderbird also fails (with mutt giving the best error
message). So this might really be some weirdness on the gmail side where
we cannot do anything but having a better error reporting. (and just
skipping the single message).

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 197 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <>

More information about the OfflineIMAP-project mailing list