[Users] Reload loses locks?

Andrej Kacian ticho at claws-mail.org
Tue Apr 24 12:14:32 CEST 2018

On Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:31:21 +0200
Johan Vromans <jvromans at squirrel.nl> wrote:

> Claws 3.16.0 on Fedora 27.
> Yesterday when I started claws-mail, and for some reason it reloaded
> all mail folders (a complete IMAP fetch instead of an update fetch). 
> This morning I found out that I had lost the messages that I had
> marked locked.
> I lock messages in a mailbox that are of special interest, so I can
> easily "select all" - "delete" to clean out the mail folder while
> keeping the interesting messages.
> Questions: Why the reload? The log file shows nothing, it just starts
> with a huge series of IMAP fetches.
> Is it intended behaviour to lose the lock status of the messages?

Did you delete ~/.claws-mail/imapcache, or some subfolder within? That
is where local message flags are kept, in particular
folders' .claws_cache and .claws_mark files. Their absence would
explain your described behavior.


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