Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 973680
Maildir.py: Don't skip directory with an empty path
Last modified: 2015-06-29 08:00:38 EDT
In Maildir.py you may see around the lines 153-163:
153 if dirname == '':
154 if extension is not None:
160 # We are skipping this because a directory with an
161 # empty path name does not make sense
162 self.debug(' skip this entry (None)')
And there is a good sense not to skip it in order to comply the Evolution's hardcoded Maildir structure.
In order to comply with the structure, Inbox directory must be a top one, thus the following nametrans should be used:
nametrans = lambda folder: re.sub('\s+', '',
re.sub('^(INBOX)', '', folder)))
And the very string above is falling under the line 159 in code and get skipped.
Please, don't skip it, change the code. Evolution users will be happy.
This is fixed in newer versions of offlineimap.
It wasn't present in Fedora 18 (so offlineimap-188.8.131.52-2.fc18) but it is now in F19 which makes offlineimap not useable anymore in F19. Hence, switching from Fedora's -2 to -4 breaks Maildir support.
It works with latest upstream and you will find out that there the part of the code in question has also been removed upstream.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 20 development cycle.
Changing version to '20'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
I have just pushed the third release candidate of offlineimap 6.5.5 to Rawhide. Could you test it to see if it solves the issue for you?
You can get it early at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=5975511.
thanks, WORKS FOR ME
OK. I have no plan for backporting this into F20 and F19, but maybe that is what users want.
I'll be listening to you guys opinion on this. In the mean time I'll keep this bug open so that folks see it easily in their queries.
Works for me too, backport to F20 at least would be nice.
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