[Users] [Bug 3608] New: fetch hangs under rare network situation -- Stop All ineffective

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Thu Feb 4 07:32:28 CET 2016


            Bug ID: 3608
           Summary: fetch hangs under rare network situation -- Stop All
    Classification: Unclassified
           Product: Claws Mail
           Version: GIT
          Hardware: PC
                OS: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: POP3
          Assignee: users at lists.claws-mail.org
          Reporter: pf at pfortin.com

Not sure how to reproduce this; but maybe the description will help...

Just finished upgrading my Internet link which resulted in a temporary network
outage during the switchover.

Just before the link went down, CM got a certificate change from a server and
posted the dialog.  I didn't notice it when the old link went down. Eventually
got the new link up, noticed the dialog & clicked Accept.  However, CM was now
hung on this server.  

I suspect the problem occurred because the IP address changed while the dialog
was up and CM was waiting for a response from me. By the time I accepted the
new certificate, poor CM had outstanding network activity, but the system's IP
address was changed and Stop All was ineffective. Killed & restarted CM to

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