IMAP: delete message, moves to next message and stalls



14 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: misc, Assigned: mscott)


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14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)
Build Identifier: 0.8 (20041020)

When i click a message in thunderbird, and hit the delete it, it marks the 
message as deleted, and then instantly jumps to the next available message and 
stalls. It just sits there trying to display the message. If i hit stop and 
click another message it displays fine. Only stalls when i hit delete and it 
jumps to the next message (i'd be happy if i could just stop it from jumping 
to the next message on its own).

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. click a message
2. press the delete key
3. sit back and watch the busy icon in the upper right corner as it animates 

Actual Results:  
A few brain cells commited suicide from waiting endlessly for thunderbird to 
display the next message.

Expected Results:  
Displayed the next message (or optionally NOT jumped to the next message after 
hitting delete ... thats what i would prefer)

This is using an IMAP server, MEpro 1.5e from

I tried setting the option for cached connections to 1 in thunderbird just in 
case it was trying to open too many connections but it had no effect.

Comment 1

14 years ago
I think the behaivor of Thunderbird not normally work.
1. After click on the message and the hit delete. Thunderbird is stalling.
2. Don't hit the delete key if you click the message body. You will need to
select another message then select back to the message which you want to delete.
Press the delete key. Untouch message body Thunderbird still fine work.
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