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Re: Mail continually marked as unread

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: Mail continually marked as unread
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2006 11:57:48 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (windows-nt)

>>>>> "TZ" == Ted Zlatanov <> writes:

  TZ> On 13 Jul 2006, wrote:

  >>>>>>> "TZ" == Ted Zlatanov <> writes:
  TZ> On 11 Jul 2006, wrote:
  >>>> I'm having strange problems with my email. For some reason,
  >>>> occasionally some of my mail always appears to be unread when I
  >>>> start gnus, even though I have read it a number of times, or
  >>>> done catch up on the group.
  >>>> I can't see anything odd about the messages, nor about their
  >>>> file on disk.
  >>>> Has anyone got any suggestions?
  TZ> Look in your newsrc for that group before starting Gnus, and
  TZ> after catching up and hitting 's' to save the newsrc.  You may
  TZ> have an invalid range for some reason.
  >> Okay, but what am I looking for?

  TZ> Pick a group that's problematic.  Grep your newsrc.eld for the
  TZ> group name before and after you enter it.  You're looking for
  TZ> discrepancy between the data in the newsrc and what's on the
  TZ> server.  In the worst case, you can just delete the group from
  TZ> the newsrc (or just C-k in Gnus) and then re-add it, but you'll
  TZ> lose state data (how much depends on the group, e.g. nnimap
  TZ> backends are not too affected while nntp backends are).  Also
  TZ> the problem may be elsewhere.

  TZ> I'm not an expert in article ranges, but will at least try to
  TZ> help you get enough information so this bug can be found and
  TZ> fixed, if possible.  You can follow up directly to the ding
  TZ> mailing list if you want knowledgeable people to look at your
  TZ> report directly.  I think fewer follow the gnu.emacs.gnus
  TZ> newsgroup.

Okay, thanks. Will try this. 


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