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

From: Aaron W. Hsu
Subject: Re: Emacs 24 Gnus IMAP Keep Alive to Prevent Disconnect?
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:50:27 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <> writes:

> (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.

I'll try to do this soon. I am actually using two news servers and one
IMAP server: I do not know which is causing the problems. Thank you for
the debugging information.

Aaron W. Hsu | |
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