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Re: [VM] IMAP protocol errors with large folders


From: Robert Marshall
Subject: Re: [VM] IMAP protocol errors with large folders
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:06:13 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, Sep 19 2014, Matthew Vernon  wrote:

> Hi,
>
> If I visit a folder that has a lot of messages that aren't in my local
> IMAP cache (e.g. because I've not looked at it in VM for a while), then
> from time to time the update will stop, and the following error appear
> in *Messages*:
>
> Retrieving message 1700 (of 2873) from hermes:inbox, 100%... [2 times]
> Retrieval from hermes:inbox signaled: (vm-imap-protocol-error expected 
> (BODY[] string) in FETCH response)
> Retrieving message 1700 (of 2873) from hermes:inbox, 100%...
>
> if I then hit "g" again, then VM continues downloading.
>
> This is an intermittent problem - sometimes it'll only manage 100 or so
> messages before failing thus, other times over 1000.
>
> Is this a known issue? I'm pretty sure my IMAP server is
> competent. vm-version is 8.2.0b
>

This looks to be the same bug that I reported back in August - I can't see
it in the bug list but it had the subject:

'vm-imap-protocol-error when retrieving lots of messages'

I tried setting vm-imap-messages-per-session but that apparently only
works for local folders

Robert (Hi Matthew!)
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