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Re: Evolution throwing away emails for one of my accounts ?

On Tue, 2009-03-10 at 09:37 -0600, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-03-10 at 09:15 -0600, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> > I'm wondering if Evolution might be throwing out emails that it
> > shouldn't be.
> > 
> > I use Evolution in F10 to manage my emails.
> > 
> > I have a number of different email accounts for various purposes.  I
> > have filters set up to sort my incoming emails into about 20 different
> > folders, based on the sender.  If an email doesn't match any of the
> > filters, it ends up in my general inbox.
> > 
> > I haven't received any 3rd party email in my inbox since Thursday at
> > noon.  This is highly unusual.  
> > 
> > I sent myself a test email yesterday from one of my accounts and
> > it correctly ended up in my inbox.   But no other emails have ended up
> > there and I suspect that some should be.   I just got a phone call from
> > a guy that claims he sent me 4 emails and they aren't in my inbox, nor
> > the junk or trash folders.
> > 
> > Furthermore, when I do a Send/Receive in Evolution, it states it is
> > getting emails for an account that is never filtered and yet none of
> > those emails are showing up in my inbox folder. 
> > 
> > How would I verify that Evolution isn't throwing away some of my
> > emails ?
> I was half asleep when I wrote this.  The account in question is a gmail
> account.  I logged into gmail directly and checked and there are over a
> dozen emails sitting in the account that haven't shown up in Evolution.
> I don't have delete once downloaded selected in Evolution, so the emails
> stay in the gmail account even after they are downloaded.
> So either Evolution isn't downloading the emails from that account or it
> is throwing them away.     How do I troubleshoot this ?

You can log Evo's actions by running it like this:

% CAMEL_DEBUG=all evolution >& /tmp/camel.out &

and looking at /tmp/camel.out, e.g. using "tail -f". This logs all
interactions between Evo and the server (except for passwords, which are


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