modify time of synced messages is 1 hour in the future
nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Wed Oct 1 10:31:47 BST 2014
On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 11:25:11AM -0600, Kyle Silfer wrote:
> Hello Offlineimap developers. Your software is awesome, but there appears to be a bug with the timestamps on synced files.
> I am having what seems to be the same problem posted by this user back in 2009:
> The source IMAP server is Dovecot, read-only, and the destination is Cyrus. The timezones are the same on source and destination.
What is in charge of writing the files on the destination? IOW is the
destination type (a local maildir written by OfflineIMAP or a remote IMAP
> After running offlineimap, a message with this Date header:
> Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:03:59 -0600
> ... arrives on the destination server with a modify time of 12:03:59. Here's the stat output on the file itself on the destination file system:
> Access: 2014-09-30 12:03:59.000000000 -0600
> Modify: 2014-09-30 12:03:59.000000000 -0600
> Change: 2014-09-30 11:04:40.782825328 -0600
> The ctime shows when the file was actually written to the filesystem and is correct, but the atime and mtime are both in the future.
> Originally I was running the Ubuntu 14.04 package (6.5.4) but I upgraded to 6.5.6 because I saw in the notes for 6.5.5 some date-related changes, e.g.:
> Allow to set message access and modification timestamps based on the "Date" header of the message itself. (Cyril Russo)
> Honor the timezone of emails (Tobias Thierer)
> ... however, I am experiencing the same problem. All emails synced from the source get 1 hour added to their modification time. Is there an undocumented .offlineimaprc setting to activate these date/time fixes? Is this the same bug from 2009? Is there a workaround? Please advise. Thank you.
Are the date and time correct on both source and destination systems?
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