offlineimap and google chat logs

Dmitrijs Ledkovs xnox at
Thu Aug 2 23:47:03 BST 2012

On 2 August 2012 14:40, Abdó Roig <abdo.roig at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using offlineimap to keep backups of my gmail data (email + chat
> logs). There is an issue regarding chat logs. The Chats IMAP folder
> seems to be readonly, and for some reason offlineimap fails with error
>    ERROR: Aborting sync, folder 'Chats' [acc: 'gchat']
>    Server '' closed connection, error on SELECT
> '[Gmail]/Chats'. Server said: [Gmail]/Chats is not writable
> even with the "readonly=True" config flag set on the corresponding
> remote repository.
> I attach a patch that soves the issue for me. I'm not sure if it
> introduces any side effect.

Looks good to me.


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