bugMIT/GNU Scheme - Bugs: bug #24415, IMAIL explodes when IMAP server...


bug #24415: IMAIL explodes when IMAP server sends EXISTS followed by EXPUNGE in one list of responses

Submitted by:  Taylor R. Campbell <riastradh>
Submitted on:  Tue 30 Sep 2008 02:42:59 PM UTC  
Category:  imail Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Incorrect behavior
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Taylor R. Campbell <riastradh> Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Open

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Tue 30 Sep 2008 02:42:59 PM UTC, original submission:  

When processing the EXISTS response, IMAIL tries to fetch the UIDs and flags of the new messages.  If the most recent message, before the new messages, was expunged, however, IMAIL will fetch a range of sequence numbers that does not exist, because it has not yet recorded that the recent message was expunged.

What a pain the IMAP is!

Taylor R. Campbell <riastradh>
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