remote/local folder creation fails

Andreas Fink finkandreas at
Sat Jan 7 12:36:18 GMT 2012

On Sat, 07 Jan 2012 12:32:57 +0100
Sebastian Spaeth <Sebastian at> wrote:

> On Thu, 8 Dec 2011 13:15:28 +0100, Andreas Fink <finkandreas at> wrote:
> > I hit an odd bug, when trying to sync with offlineimap-6.4.2. Here my config:
> Hi Andreas,
> can you upgrade to 6.5.0 please? 1) 6.4.2 has a severe bug, 2) The
> handling of the top-level dir was refined and it might work better 3) it
> provides the "--info -u basic" switch that outputs a list of all folders
> and their "translated" names for easier debugging.
> >  ERROR: Aborting sync, folder 'INBOX' [acc: 'gmail']
> >   getfolder() asked for a nonexisting folder 'INBOX'.
> That was an annoying but harmless glitch that has been fixed since.
> Best,
> Sebastian

Sure. As soon as it hits the gentoo portage tree I'll update and report back!
Thanks a lot for your effort, I really love the solution!


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