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Re: Strange problems with kmail and imap

From: "Randy Kramer" <rhkramer@fast.net>

> On Thursday 19 June 2003 11:40 pm, Joerg Platte wrote:
> > I've got some recent problems with the IMAP support in kmail (KMail: 1.5.2
> > Debian/sid): Most of the time kmail isn't able to fetch new mails from the
> > server but reads old mails without any problems. Restarting kmail seems to
> > fix the problem for a few minutes...
> >
> > Has anybody encountered the same problem?
> Maybe, although I've characterized it slightly differently and have a
> different workaround.  As long as I'm "in" a particular IMAP file, I can't
> get (or maybe can't see) new emails.  I work around the problem by switching
> to a different (small) IMAP file and back to the original, and then I can see
> the files.

I'm not sure that's not a problem with (or even feature of) the IMAP server - I
see exactly the same thing accessing my courier-imap server from either Outlook
Express or Mozilla.  I get new mail counts, but have to leave and return to the
folder to see the actual mails.

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