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Re: "no process" gnus bug when moving messages from nnml to imap folder

From: Giorgos Keramidas
Subject: Re: "no process" gnus bug when moving messages from nnml to imap folder
Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2011 00:50:28 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, 04 Feb 2011 10:38:57 +0200, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: Giorgos Keramidas <address@hidden>
>> Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2011 13:33:57 -0800
>> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
>> On Thu, 03 Feb 2011 13:00:45 -0800, Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> wrote:
>> > I've verified that I can reproduce the error, but I'm not quite sure
>> > what the solution is.  The message is really corrupt (ending in a lot of
>> > NUL characters), and Gmail just seems to close its connection.  Does
>> > their IMAP server segfault?  I have no idea.
>> >
>> > Moving the same message to a Dovecot server works perfectly, so it seems
>> > likely that it's just another shoddy Google product.
>> >
>> > Obviously the error message in this case would be better than a
>> > backtrace, and I'll fix that at least.
>> >
>> > If anyone has any input on whether Gnus should try to, er, encode the
>> > message in some way before pushing it to Gmail, I'm all ears.
>> I think there are two slightly related problems at work here.  One of
>> them is that Gmail disconnects after we send NUL characters so we can't
>> move the message and we throw a backtrace.
> Don't some network-related functions return null characters if you try
> to read from a socket after the connection is closed?

I think they return zero as their status-value but not extra ascii bytes
whose value is zero.

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