Test on solaris 11 thunderbird 22.214.171.124(2007081415) solaris 11 thunderbird trunk version 3.0a1pre (2007082113) Windows XP thunderbird 126.96.36.199(20070728) Reproduce Steps: 1.Launch thunderbird, create an IMAP account 2.Right click a folder of the account, like "Junk" or "Draft", click "Properties", 3.In the "Folder Properties" dialog->"Retention Policy"-> uncheck "use server defaults", select "Delete messages more than 30 days old" 4.Restart launch thunderbird Actual results: After #3: The messages more than 30 days old still in the folder. After #4: The messages more than 30 days old still in the folder. Expected results: After #3:The messages more than 30 days old in the folder will be deleted in the folder. After #4: he messages more than 30 days old in the folder will be deleted in the folder.
By deleted do you mean "marked as deleted" or really removed? I think the retention checker runs every 5 min by default, there's some pref for it though...
Summary: Cannot delete messages by configuring folder properties → messages not deleted although folder retention policy is set
Magnus, I think that's mean really removed, that's to say : after set the Retention Policy, all the older messages should be removed from the folders.
Ah, dupe of bug 330772 then.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 330772
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