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folders not deleted when I empty the trash



13 years ago
9 years ago


(Reporter: Jan, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)


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(Whiteboard: closeme 2008-08-28)



13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de-DE; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de-DE; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4

I use thunderbird (1.0.2) with a IMAP-mail-account.
when I empty the trash the messages in it were deleted but not the folders in
the trash, They must be deleted seperate.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. delete a imap-folder include masseges
2. the deleted mails and folders now in the trash
3. I empty the trash
Actual Results:  
4. all messeges will be deleted but not the folders
5. the folders will be deleted when I delete them seperate from the trash

Comment 1

12 years ago
I found that I can delete the folders if I go into the folder on my HDD where
mails are stored. When I do that (and delete all the folders, .msf files and
extensionless files) TB won't list them any more.

Comment 2

12 years ago
This might be by design.
QA Contact: general
Reporter, does the issue still occur with the latest supported 2.0.0.x / Shredder trunk nightlies?

(1.5.0.x is now end-of-life and the latest supported Thunderbird version 2 is
Whiteboard: closeme 2008-08-28
RESO INCO per lack of response to the last question. If you feel this change was made in error, please respond to this bug with your reasons why.
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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