rewrites INBOX if I click GetMail a second time



Account Manager
14 years ago
12 years ago


(Reporter: Timothy Ha, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)


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14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040206 Firefox/0.8
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040206 Firefox/0.8

I have lost my INBOX for a second time in several months. I think the problem is
with file-blocking of the inbox file. If I click "get new mail" for a second
time while Thunderbird is getting mail from my big mailbox on a pop3 server,
then it may rewrite the INBOX, losing all previous mail (that weren't filtered
into subfolders before the crash). Seems like Thunderbird doesn't find the inbox
because of wrong file-blocking and creates it anew.

Reproducible: Sometimes
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Click "Get new mail" button on a large pop3 mailbox
2. While it's getting, click that button again
3. Your inbox is rewritten as a new file, with only new messages

Actual Results:  
Your inbox is rewritten as a new file, with only new messages

Comment 1

14 years ago
Thunderbird 0.5 is the version.

Comment 2

13 years ago
Can you reproduce with a more recent version?
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