[Dovecot] Multiple Concurrent IMAP Connections For Same User

Tom Talpey tmtalpey at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 19:47:57 EET 2011

On 3/8/2011 11:55 AM, Knute Johnson wrote:
> On 03/06/2011 03:46 PM, Timo Sirainen wrote:
>> On 7.3.2011, at 1.39, Dave McGuire wrote:
>>> That said, I've been testing Timo's imap_capabilities suggestion
>>> for about the past 45mins, and it seems to solve the problem for
>>> me, at least so far.
>> So it sounds like there's a bug in someone's QRESYNC code. Either
>> Dovecot or Thunderbird, but could be a bit difficult to find out
>> whose.. A reproducible test case would of course be best.
> Just a follow up. After adjusting the imap_capability as you suggested
> I see no left over emails in TB in the long term and only can
> occasionally get it to not delete one right away. I have turned GLODA
> back on and that seems to have no effect on the situation at all. I do
> not sync my messages locally and did not before trying this.

And, shockingly, with the two capabilities removed, TB's notification
popup actually reports the number of new messages in the inbox, instead
of some random number in the tens of thousands.
(dovecot 2.0.11 / TB 3.0.4)

I think you're on to something here.

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