[Users] Stuck in a POP3 re-download loop

Paul claws at thewildbeast.co.uk
Thu May 9 19:50:23 CEST 2013

On Thu, 09 May 2013 12:38:14 -0500
Mark Kane <mark at mkproductions.org> wrote: 

> 1) Can the contents of tempfolder be removed to free up enough
> space to try again? tempfolder is currently 14GB and 104,034
> messages which is over double the amount of what is stored on the
> server, so duplicates are building up in tempfolder from the failed
> attempts and creating its own disk space issue.

Yes, should be fine.

> 2) I understand that Claws needs space to write to the temporary 
> directory, but why would the disk filling up cause it to start from
> the beginning downloading all 50k messages again instead of only
> the few that hadn't already been downloaded?

Hmmm, I guess because the pop process stalls or never reaches the end.

with regards


It isn't worth a nickel to two guys like you or me, 
but to a collector it is worth a fortune 

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