offlineimap hangs

Sebastian Spaeth Sebastian at
Thu Apr 19 16:53:00 BST 2012

chris coleman <christocoleman at> writes:

> A suggestion.  Why not add a watchdog process, which will kill and restart OLI if/when it hangs, becomes unresponsive, or otherwise stops processing, for X amount of time.

Nice idea,

it might be a bit hard to say when we become unresponsive (we might
simply download a huge mail), but after hitting -CTRL-C, ie when the
SIGINT handler kicked in, it should be easy to start a thread that kills
OLI hard after, say, 60 seconds.

Logged this as issue:

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