User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040707 Firefox/0.9.2 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040707 Firefox/0.9.2 Getting mail freeze when I receive mail with incomplete header such as : Return-Path: <Willis@targetedmarketing.biz> Received: from adsl-69-224-38-71.dsl.irvnca.pacbell.net (18.104.22.168) by mail.libertysurf.net (6.5.036) id 414D0D4E001F7163 for email@example.com; Mon, 20 Sep 2004 02:28:57 +0200 Sender: Willis@targetedmarketing.biz (derived from envelope by firstname.lastname@example.org) Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2004 02:28:57 +0200 (added by email@example.com) Message-ID: <M3[3 OR Return-Path: <Hunter@targetedmarketing.biz> Received: from host59-51.pool8253.interbusiness.it (22.214.171.124) by mail.libertysurf.net (6.5.036) id 414938F20000C00B; Thu, 16 Sep 2004 10:49:50 +0200 Sender: Hunter@targetedmarketing.biz (derived from envelope by firstname.lastname@example.org) Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 10:49:50 +0200 (added by email@example.com) Message-ID: <f2563a8N[2 Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3. The work around is to connect to my web mail, to delete the wrong mail and to launch againt the "get mail" on thunderbird", then, remaining mails are uploaded correctly.
pop3 or imap? Are there more headers or a msg body after the message-id, or is that the end of the message?
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you can set up pop3 protocol logging: http://www.mozilla.org/quality/mailnews.html#pop What build are you running? On the trunk, we've checked in a pop3 timeout that will abort connections when the server stops sending data after XX seconds which will help a little, but you'll still get stuck on that message, unfortunately. You can turn on header only download (pop3 server settings) and try to delete the message that way, or as you say, use webmail. I'm not sure what's going on with the server that the bad messages cause the pop3 protocol handler to spin, if that's what's happening - cc'ing ch.ey, he'll remember, I'm sure...
While Stephanes mails really miss some lines like From: (instead we've Sender:) or To:, Rays mail looks complete (and besides it states it's multipart/mixed but isn't, I can't see anything wrong). So if really bad headers make us freeze, Rays problem might be another one. But it's more likely something in the mails makes the servers freeze and we wait and wait for them to continue. As David wrote, the timeout should prevend Mozilla/TB from doing that for than 45 seconds (by default). The remaining problem is that the mail is still on the server. It would be interesting what you, Stephane, mean with "Getting mail freeze". Freeze like nothing repaints in TB window, no reaction to clicks or "only" what Ray experiences?
This bug seems very similar indeed to https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=228649 Have a read and try out the suggestions; turning off Junk Mail Controls, filtering and anti-virus and see.
version 220.127.116.11 (20070604) I do not notice freeze now (since a long time now)