Bug 10165 - Netscape mail client does not compact folders anymore
Netscape mail client does not compact folders anymore
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: netscape (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2000-03-14 09:03 EST by Manfred Hollstein
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:13 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-03-31 05:51:09 EST
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Description Manfred Hollstein 2000-03-14 09:03:00 EST
Beginning with netscape-communicator-4.72 on ia32 Linux the email client
doesn't compact folders anymore; i.e. moving one email from Inbox into a
separate one makes the message appear in the separate one, but also leaves
a "deleted" copy in the Inbox folder. Selecting "File->Empty Trash on Local
Mail" or "File->Compact All Folders" from the menu doesn't help.

This is especially annoying if one is sharing MBOX folders between e.g.
Emacs and Netscape.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-03-30 12:33:59 EST
Hm... testing here seems to indicate that 'compact all
folders' only compacts the *current* folder; is this
what you're seeing?
Comment 2 Manfred Hollstein 2000-03-31 05:51:59 EST
IIRC (I don't have 4.72 installed anymore because of that bug), it did not
even compact the current one, but I may be wrong. Anyway, it left duplicates
in the mailfolders with flags which just netscape understands, but not XEmacs.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2000-07-21 18:11:07 EDT
This is fixed in netscape-4.74-1, which will be in the next rawhide release.

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