From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:0.9.9+) Gecko/20020403 BuildID: 2002040314 I moved some folders to a subfolder of folder lists. I had some filters which mozilla told me were updated. When mail matching those filters came in mozilla said those folders did not exist. I looked and they _were_ there (in the mozilla side list). To make the filters work again, I moved them back out of the subfolder. From then on Mozilla behaved strangely, listing the wrong mail folder. (for instance, showing Inbox when I clicked some other folder) I restarted mozilla, and now the folders that I had been moving had gone. I even checked from windows explorer. Reproducible: Didn't try Steps to Reproduce: I will try and reproduce it with some less important mail.
sounds more like a filters problem than mail database. -> navin
Assignee: bienvenu → naving
Component: Mail Database → Filters
eh? The filters weren't lost, the mail was. I think the problem was just first discovered because the filter complained, but they may well have no connection whatsoever to this problem.
OK, mail backend (moving folders) - these are local folders, not imap folders, I assume.
Component: Filters → Mail Back End
They're not imap folders because I don't use imap. (Never have). But. They don't appear under the 'Local Folders' icon, they come under my email address icon in the tree. I'm not sure what that means; they're still local folders right? They sure acted like them -- they work (up till now) and there is corresponding file on the disk for each folder.
I just tried the exact same steps. worksforme
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
I just tried the scenario described on POP account using apr30 branch. I had no problems -- after moving the folders to subfolder level, I saw an alert(s) per folder for the filter update(s), subsequent filters worked fine. Then I moved the folders back to the original level, got alert(s) that filter was updated and filters still worked fine. Need more detail if you can reproduce the problem in a more current build.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Agreed. I also tried to verify but couldn't. I still think there is something there, FWIW. I still don't know what the difference is between the folders under the pop account and the folders under the "local account". Anyone have a doc pointer?
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