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Re: Emacs 24 Gnus IMAP Keep Alive to Prevent Disconnect?

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Emacs 24 Gnus IMAP Keep Alive to Prevent Disconnect?
Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2014 11:02:26 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.130008 (Ma Gnus v0.8) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux) (Aaron W. Hsu) writes:

> Lars Ingebrigtsen <> writes:
>> (Aaron W. Hsu) writes:
>>> What should I be doing to prevent Gnus from hanging with an IMAP
>>> connection that appears connected but that may have been disconnected?
>>> I'd prefer a transparent reconnection or something like that if
>>> possible. 
>> Do you have a network connection that changes IP on your machine (or
>> your router)?  In that case, network connections may hang.
> Not very often, and certainly not on a daily basis. Maybe a monthly
> basis, if that. 

Right.  If the server has closed the connection in a normal manner, then
Emacs should detect that, and you shouldn't get any hangs.

Could you try setting `debug-on-quit' and then `C-g' when it hangs?
That may give us more data.

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