Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 420721
mbsync fails incorrectly with "malformed SEARCH response"
Last modified: 2009-01-07 13:09:37 EST
Some IMAP servers will return:
as a legitimate "none found" response to a SEARCH command. But mbsync reports
that response as "malformed SEARCH response" (which is incorrect), and then
fails to sync mail correctly.
There's a Debian report at http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=413336
with a (very simple) attached patch which fixes the problem at
It would be great to pull the patch into the Fedora RPMs.
>>> 7 UID SEARCH HEADER X-TUID 465db9b6f452e5e3
IMAP error: malformed SEARCH response
7 OK SEARCH completed (Success)
Chris: Thanks for the report, though I nearly overlooked it if it weren't for
bug #425838 :( I commited the patch and am initiated the build in koji as
isync-1.0.3-4.fc9 . Please test it and let me know if it fixes things for you.
I don't think this is serious enough for a Fedora 8 update (it doesn't impact
functionality, does it?). Is your opinion different?
Created attachment 291499 [details]
More mbsync messages after a few weeks of rawhide operation
Thanks Nicolas, will look at it later this week (unless it needs immediate
attention), setting NEEDINFO to myslef so I know it's my turn :)
Nicolas: The original issue was resolved, so I close this and have split issues
from your logs into two separate bug reports:
bug #428648 for the double-free() and
bug #428649 for the IMAP server warnings