offlineimap hangs

Edd Barrett edd at
Sun Jan 11 23:53:01 GMT 2015


On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 11:55:34PM +0100, Nicolas Sebrecht wrote:
> Thank you much for the tests you're doing, Edd. You are good at that
> game, you know. ,-)

Thanks. In the words of a friend of mine "one tries one's best".

> Looks like we are trapped by the flexibility OfflineIMAP offers to users
> for this one. FMPOV it looks more the responsability of the code we
> didn't write. The code retrieveing the password is not from us, is it?

No, I actually wrote my own password manager. The code is here:

> I would not say that. OfflineIMAP is waiting for a reply from the server
> after it sent the authentication request (the "here" tag). Looks like it
> missed the answer but is still waiting for it.

Hrm, you reckon it missed the server's answer... Maybe this is because
the wireless network was missing as the machine resumed.

It usually takes a few seconds for the wireless to come back.

> I have no strong opinion about this one. What should we do? Hardcode a
> timer to each call to our main library? Seriously?

Does socktimeout not apply here?

> Anyway, I'd like to ask you create an issue about the last trace. It's a
> good one and I feel we won't come with the simple fix in the coming
> days.

Will do, probably tomorrow.


Best Regards
Edd Barrett

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