Bug 84076 - deleting non-empty imap-folder causes segfault
deleting non-empty imap-folder causes segfault
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: evolution (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Blocks: 79579
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Reported: 2003-02-11 17:03 EST by Tom Vergote
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-12 15:16:22 EST
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Description Tom Vergote 2003-02-11 17:03:56 EST
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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

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How reproducible:
Always

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:
.folder
.folder.subfolder1
.folder.subfolder2
.folder.subfolder2.subsub1
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-02-12 15:16:22 EST
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
misleading)

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