Dealing with hangs - disable multi-threading?

Sriram Karra karra.etc at
Sat Jul 14 06:34:59 BST 2012

I am running, and frequently the process just hangs. SIGHUP says
will terminating soon, but nothing happens. So I installed a SIGUSR1
handler based on a recipe at:

and I was able to get the following stack trace when the routine was
hanging. I would like to specify single threading for all runs. How can I
do that in my config?

Cardassia:offlineimap sriramkarra$ python 11028
Interrupting process at following point:
  File "/Users/sriramkarra/Library/Python/2.7/bin/offlineimap", line 23, in
ary/Python/2.7/lib/python/site-packages/offlineimap/", line 52, in
s/offlineimap/", line 353, in sync/2.7/lib/python/site-package
ages/offlineimap/", line 105, in exitnotifymonitorloop
    thrd = exitthreads.get(True, 60)
lib/python2.7/", line 177, in get.framework/Versions/2.7/
 line 257, in
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