"Could not find UID for msg"

Alan Schmitt alan.schmitt at polytechnique.org
Thu Jun 5 07:58:43 BST 2014

On 2014-06-04 23:41, Nicolas Sebrecht <nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net> writes:

> On Wed, Jun 04, 2014 at 04:43:22PM +0200, Alan Schmitt wrote:
>> On 4 juin 2014, at 16:26, Sebastian Spaeth <Sebastian at SSpaeth.de> wrote:
>> > Am 03.06.2014 14:40, schrieb Alan Schmitt:
>> >> Hello,
>> >> 
>> >> I often have the following in my offlineimap logs:
>> >> 
>> >> ERROR: Could not find UID for msg '953817' (f:'INBOX'. This is usually
>> >> a bad thing and should be reported on the mailing list.
>> I see. What may happen is that the server decides to expunge the message as it’s being synchronized.
> Whatever the server did expunge the message or the user from another
> session, there are some cases where not finding a UID is expected.
> I think the log message is not detailed enough.
> Today, it is only possible to manually remove the offending message
> number from the cache to not be distracted by the log message anymore.

This is not what I'm seeing here: the message happens once, then it no
longer happens in subsequent runs.


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