Problem with Offlineimap hanging

Justus Winter 4winter at
Thu Oct 6 11:07:35 BST 2011

Quoting John Wiegley (2011-10-06 01:27:07)
>Sometimes I see this in my *offlineimap* log:
>--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
>Hook stdout: 
>Hook stderr:
>Hook return code: 0
>Sleeping for 15:00
>Establishing connection to tunnel:/opt/local/libexec/dovecot/imap.
>Syncing INBOX: IMAP -> MappedIMAP
>***** Finished processing account Gmail
>Copying folder structure from IMAP to MappedIMAP
>imap(johnw): Info: Disconnected for inactivity bytes=126/11145
>--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
>At this point, Offlineimap hangs forever, and only a 'kill' at the
>command-line will cure it.  This, even though I have 'keepalive = 30' set.

Could you please do a strace on the hanging process?

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