offlineimap hangs, has to stopped with kill -9

Henry Gebhardt hsggebhardt at
Fri Oct 17 01:09:26 BST 2014

On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 10:04:55AM +0200, Rainer M Krug wrote:
> Rainer M Krug <Rainer at> writes:
> > Henry Gebhardt <hsggebhardt at> 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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