Bug 84076 - deleting non-empty imap-folder causes segfault
Summary: deleting non-empty imap-folder causes segfault
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Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: evolution   
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Version: phoebe
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
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Blocks: 79579
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Reported: 2003-02-11 22:03 UTC by Tom Vergote
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-12 20:16:22 UTC
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Description Tom Vergote 2003-02-11 22:03:56 UTC
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Description of problem:
When deleting a non-empty imap-folder with subfolders i got the error message
"cannot delete folder: cannot create a folder with that name" after which
evolution segfaults.

I am connecting to a courier imap server.
The error only happens when you try to delete a folder with subfolders, there
can be messages in them, no problem, and i could delete them one by one moving
up the tree too, but as soon as i tried to delete a folder with subfolders i had
the error

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start evolution
2. connect to a courier imap server
3. delete a folder which has subfolders

Actual Results:  evolution segfaults

Expected Results:  the folder and subfolders should've been deleted

Additional info:

it might be a long shot, but i think it's got something to do with the dot's in
the folders naming. 
they go:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-02-12 20:16:22 UTC
The segfault is fixed in 1.2.2.  Deleting folders with subfolders can be racy so
is disallowed intentionally (although, yes, the error message is a little

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