User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.2a) Gecko/20020910 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.2a) Gecko/20020910 It appears that moved messages don't get purged from the old storage file, and/or message flags like 'read' don't always stick. Between sessions, messages that should no longer be in one folder reappear unread while still available (read) in the other folder. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: I have a fairly large mail archive (3-4 years) and every now and then move messages around between different folders. When I move a large chunk from Trash to the self-defined Archive->Trash2001 folder, and close&exit Moz, the Trash storage file still contains all the moved messages (i.e. it was not purged). The old mails sometimes reappear unread, when I delete a new mail to Trash. Actual Results: Mail is not purged/deleted from the storage file. Expected Results: Moved mail should be purged from the old storage file, for example when closing MailNews or closing Moz. I use a custom store folder (under MyDocs) with subdirectories for each account.
I've got that problem with Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20021130 (with the default mail directories)
Have you tried compacting the folders and also emptying the trash?
You're right, compacting the folder solves it.
--> esther (compacting folders), I'm pretty sure this is expected behavior, but I could be wrong...
Assignee: mscott → sspitzer
QA Contact: stephend → esther
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
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