offlineimap hangs, has to stopped with kill -9

Niels Kobsch├Ątzki niels at kobschaetzki.net
Fri Sep 5 07:06:27 BST 2014


On Thu, Sep 4, 2014, at 21:34, Ian Kelling wrote:
> I run offlineimap in a cronjob every 5 minutes, unless it is already
> running. Every few days, I find the process hung. It doesn't respond to
> normal kill messages, except but kill -9. So I cloned the git repo, ran
> it from there, and next time it happened, I attached gdb and did a
> trace.  I didn't have much time, and printed a few pages of the call
> stack, assumed there was a repeating pattern then quit. I'm going to
> have to add some logic to kill -9 offlineimap.
> 
> My os is ubuntu 14.04.
> 
> The stack trace is attached.
> 
> Any idea whats going on? Is this a bug?

Unfortunately not but I have the same problem. It seems that it always
occurs after the computer was suspended. Maybe a problem when
offlineimap runs and exactly in that moment the computer gets suspended?

Niels




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