[Users] Bad bug, moving a folder losts its content :(

Francis Moreau francis.moro at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 21:19:19 CEST 2015


On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 3:30 PM, Andrej Kacian <andrej at kacian.sk> wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Sep 2015 15:16:46 +0200
> Francis Moreau <francis.moro at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Here how I did it, it's quite simple to reproduce on an IMAP account:
>>   1. Create a folder in INBOX/lists/test
>>   2. Put an email in that folder
>>   3. Move the folder 'test' in INBOX/
>>   4. 'test' should still contain the email
>>   5. Move back 'test' folder in INBOX/lists/
>>   6. 'test' folder is now empty :-/
>> So it's a quite severe bug IMHO, so it would be nice if someone could
>> look at it.
> Hi,
> what if you use "Rebuild folder tree" option after the failed move?

That doesn't help.

> By
> looking at the IMAP transcript in your initial post, it looks like the
> new folder (Travel/Misc) is being created, but the server errors out
> when Claws Mail tries to copy first message to it (looks like the
> server does not support "UID COPY" command).

Yes that seems specific to this server: I tried to reproduce on my
GMAIL account but I couldn't.

> At no point do I see deletion of content of old folder, or old folder
> itself, so it should at least still be there on the server.

Well, I tried to find it with thunderbird, but failed. And the old
folder doesn't exist anymore.


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