thunderbird 18.104.22.168 lost messages
atenrok at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 00:19:26 UTC 2007
on 06/26/2007 01:10 PM Robin Laing wrote:
> oleksandr korneta wrote:
>> on 06/26/2007 07:15 AM Jonathan Underwood wrote:
>>> On 26/06/07, oleksandr korneta <atenrok at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> just want to let you know that I just tried to move the bunch of mail
>>>> messages (by drug'n'drop) from one mailbox to another and it disappeared
>>>> from the first mailbox and never showed up in another. Actually to be
>>>> honest, I just lost all my mail for the last 3 years from that account.
>>>> I'm pretty much sure there is no way to restore it. Thanks developers
>>> It's worth filing a bug report at http://bugzilla.redhat.com including
>>> as much detail as you can. Eg. were both mailboxes IMAP/POP/Local
>>> etc.Were there any error messages? Anything you can think of. Even
>>> better if you could give a recipe for reproducing the problem.
>> this was thunderbird 22.214.171.124 for fc6 installed from remi repository. I
>> don't think that fedora developers would care. The bug is strange
>> indeed. It is very easy to reproduce on my machine, and this happens
>> only between two specific accounts. No error messages, the mail just
>> silently disappears and I am immediately asked to compact my mailboxes.
>> I was stupid enough to press "OK" without checking whether everything
>> went fine.
> Did you check your Thunderbird email directory to see if the files are
> still there but under a different name?
yes I did, and no - the mail is gone.
> I am still using 126.96.36.199 and use Drag and drop many times with no
> issues. Maybe it is the number of messages that makes the difference.
probably not. After that I performed some tests and moved a rather large
number of messages (~ 800-1000) it just works.
> I am not moving between accounts though. That may be where the problem is.
I'm moving the messages between accounts from time to time and I never
had such a problem before.
I'm running FC6 on i386 and x86_64 hardware, should this matter.
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