[Users] [Bug 3944] Failing IMAP account on startup

Jeremy Nicoll jn.ml.clwm.729 at letterboxes.org
Thu Jan 18 16:21:20 CET 2018

On Thu, 18 Jan 2018, at 15:17, Paul wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:30:53 +0000
> Jeremy Nicoll <jn.ml.clwm.729 at letterboxes.org> wrote: 
> > Having just been reading about things like filter definitions
> > recording internally account numbers, I'm curious what happens
> > to filter defs (etc) when one removes an account that they refer
> > to?  Do the filter defs get deleted?  Or kept but no longer work?
> You're in the wrong thread.

I'm not.  You just suggested someone delete and re-add 
account definitions, and I was basically asking if that 
would cause collateral damage to other definition files.

> I just tested, and unfortunately they just get left behind.

I was going to go on and ask if there's an easy way to
find a set of 'orphan' definitions and update them to
(presumably) a new internal account number.

Jeremy Nicoll - my opinions are my own.

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