<DKIM> messages flag on sync

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Fri Mar 17 17:42:25 GMT 2017

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On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 01:44:37PM +0000, Jethro Tull wrote:
>    For testing my config I tried to sync the 'sent' "folder" of a gmail box
>    to
>    update a copy of my actual local copy so that if it fails it doesn't mess
>    it
>    up.

Not clear to me.

>    up. I usually use getmail and the pop server of gmail to get new emails.
>    As
>    the job was slow and there were a lot of emails I left it running and at
>    some
>    point I did my usual emails check and noticed that getmail was
>    redownloading
>    some messages from the 'sent' folder. These messages were those already
>    processed by offlineimap during its progression at the time getmail was
>    running. So it seems offlineimap is changing messages flag to 'new' once
>    processed. I was expecting a change from 'new' to 'read' to unread
>    messages
>    and no change to read ones. Obviously I interrupted the process. The same
>    problem occurs when using offlineimap with '-q' option.
>    When I say "message processed" I just mean that offline imap checked it to
>    see whether or not it already exists locally and copy if not.
>    I should also mention that offlineimap actually copied all messages it
>    found
>    disregarding whether or not they were already existing locally. By
>    exploring
>    that folder with mutt I noticed a lot of duplicate messages appeared.

Offlineimap can't work properly if you donwload/upload emails behind its

Nicolas Sebrecht

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