[SOLVED] Re: Sync fails with offlineimap-7.1.0

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Tue May 2 10:27:07 BST 2017

On Tue, May 02, 2017 at 10:57:16AM +0200, Andreas Fink wrote:

> It's working now again. After realizing that I have to use python2 and
> a magic shutdown, it works again. So I'm using now python2 with v7.1.0
> (as with 7.0.14) and apparently my system was in a strange state after
> the update, which was resolved by a system reboot. Sorry for the noise,
> everything fine again.

> I wonder why gentoo decided to change from python2 to python3 as the
> default python runtime for offlineimap, especially when it is known not
> to work correctly. Nevermind that question though, since it's not a
> problem of offlineimap itself...

Happy to hear it works again. Thanks for the feedback.

AFAIK, the default python version is set with

$ eselect python

Nicolas Sebrecht

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