Sync Failure due to UID error

Marc MERLIN marc at
Sun Nov 25 00:22:25 GMT 2012

On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 06:05:45PM -0500, Jeremiah Via wrote:
> Hi there,
> I've been having a problem syncing both my [Gmail]/All Mail and
> [Gmail]/Sent Mail folders. I get an error about the UID and I tried
> performing the steps from the FAQ about deleting the relevant maildir
> folder with the status files, but it did not help. I've had this issue
> with both 6.5.4 and 6.5.5-rc2.
> Sample output when I sync:
> Copy message 25 (2 of 3622) Remote:[Gmail]/Sent Mail -> Local
> Copy message from Remote:[Gmail]/Sent Mail:
> Establishing connection to
> ERROR: command: UID => connection terminated

I've found gmail to be flaky, maybe with bigger folders (1K to 100K)
For me it works if I retry enough times, but I sure get randomly
disconnected multiple times a day.

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