offlineimap hangs, has to stopped with kill -9
Edward Z. Yang
ezyang at mit.edu
Fri Nov 14 21:59:13 GMT 2014
I also see this problem. As people have pointed out, this most commonly
seems to happen if I suspend while OfflineIMAP is attempting to sync.
Excerpts from Henry Gebhardt's message of 2014-10-16 17:09:26 -0700:
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 10:04:55AM +0200, Rainer M Krug wrote:
> > Rainer M Krug <Rainer at krugs.de> writes:
> > > Henry Gebhardt <hsggebhardt at gmail.com> writes:
> > >> The other accounts finish syncing fine. Since I always start
> > >> offlineimap manually, I don't think it is related to suspend.
> > >
> > > I think it is, as it does not hang without suspend.
> > Any further comments on the hanging? DO you have a hook which is
> > probably hanging when the computer goes into suspend, and therefore the
> > account under offlineimap does wait indefinitely?
> I don't have any hooks. I always start offlineimap manually via a
> keyboard shortcut.
> However, syncing GMail takes the longest. Therefore, it is conceivable
> that the connection drops randomly when syncing. Although I don't
> observe any internet connectivity problems, perhaps I should test this
> rigorously. How would I go about that?
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