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Re: F10 evolution hangs on imap after a few hours



On Fri, 2009-03-13 at 18:28 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-03-13 at 17:13 -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> > On Fri, 13 Mar 2009 12:58:30 -0700
> > Craig White wrote:
> > 
> > > Anyone else seeing this from evolution-2.24.5-1.fc10.i386 - after an
> > > hour or two on imap connection, I click on a message and the screen
> > > simply says 'Formatting message' but never goes further and even closing
> > > Evolution seems to be hung (it does a purge of all deleted messages per
> > > settings but never actually quits until I force it).
> > 
> > Not that specific behaviour, but evolution is pretty much impossible
> > to leave running regardless of which kind of mail connection you use.
> > Something somewhere starts leaking like a sieve and it consumes all
> > resources on the system. I gave up on evolution and started using
> > claws-mail - it is vastly more reliable.
> 
> I've had my share of Evo problems (and have reported a good few to
> Bugzilla) but I find the current version (2.24.5) to very reliable. I
> tend to leave it running permanently. I have two IMAP accounts
> (including this one on Gmail) and one POP account with less usage. My
> main complaint is that occasionally the Gmail account becomes
> inaccessible, but restarting Evo fixes it immediately. I ve already
> complained about this.
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this sure sounds like what I'm experiencing. Complained about it?
Bugzilla? (I didn't see a bug report from you on this in bugzilla)
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> I was on the point of jumping ship to Claws or TB3 because of frequent
> hangs with earlier version of 2.24, until I was advised to turn off
> automatic lookups on a remote LDAP server, which made a big difference.
> 
> Currently Claws doesn't properly support the IMAP message deletion model
> (mark \Deleted and call Expunge some time later) so I'm reluctant to
> change.
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that's essential behavior in my book, enough to not bother with
installing it.

Craig


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