Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 986092
Messages marked as junk reappear in Inbox
Last modified: 2013-07-22 04:29:26 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #674208 +++
Description of problem:
Some of the email I mark as junk mysteriously makes its way back into my Inbox.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
# rpm -q evolution
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select some messages in Inbox
2. Right-click, Mark as Junk
3. Wait a while (seems to be after a mailbox refresh)
Junk messages reappear in Inbox
Junk messages should stay in Junk mailbox
--- Additional comment from Milan Crha on 2011-02-01 03:05:33 EST ---
Thanks for a bug report. What account type is the Inbox from, please? Is it under On This Computer/Inbox, or in some IMAP/Inbox,...? If this is from On This Computer, where is the message from, is it just a copied message from other account, or a POP3 message?
Just in case, could you run evolution from terminal, reproduce the issue and check what is the output on the terminal, please? If there is something broken in the folder summary, which is preventing to save the value, then you may see some warnings on the console about that.
--- Additional comment from Matthew Barnes on 2011-02-01 07:43:48 EST ---
I've been seeing this bug myself with IMAP+.
If I mark messages as junk and leave Inbox open long enough, they stay gone and appear in my Junk folder. If I mark messages as junk and then switch to a different folder and then back to Inbox, the junk messages remain in Inbox and do not appear in my Junk folder.
Marking the messages for deletion, however, does seem to be permanent.
Seems to be some sort of server sync issue.
--- Additional comment from Vitaly Bordug on 2011-07-01 18:54:10 EDT ---
more information - junk messages reappeared after evolution close and open again. This is actual on F15 as well by the way. Junk tag is lost. The INBOX has been explicitly expunged before exit.
Check with another IMAP client showed that messages are really moved out from INBOX. But exiting the client cause them to reappear back, Junk folder becomes empty in turn.
This makes junk controls pretty useless.
Nothing strange in console output at all, no errors etc.
--- Additional comment from Vitaly Bordug on 2011-07-01 19:09:34 EDT ---
Another update. Change filtering to SA from bogofilter seems to help. Now messages are placed to junk. So I think this issue is relevant for respective spam filtering plugin.
However fresh-install-default configuration just doesn't work that might deserve a look.
--- Additional comment from Ross Vandegrift on 2011-07-13 13:41:46 EDT ---
I've been seeing this issue with Evolution 2.32 on Debian wheezy. For other information seekers:
1) It only ever affected my IMAP account which is stored on MS Exchange. Two other accounts (one served by dovecot, the other by gmail) were never affected.
2) Switching to SpamAssassin also fixed the issue.
--- Additional comment from Vitaly Bordug on 2011-07-13 13:48:43 EDT ---
Well I observed such with SpamAssassin as well - only not that frequent.
--- Additional comment from Milan Crha on 2011-07-25 11:59:57 EDT ---
Thanks for the update. There is a corresponding upstream bug  for the same, thus I'm moving it there. Please see  for any further updates.
This is happening again with Fedora 18
# rpm -qa 'evolution*'
(In reply to Per Nystrom from comment #0)
> This is happening again with Fedora 18
> # rpm -qa 'evolution*'
Thanks for a bug report. I'm not sure whether this is about the same issue as almost two years ago. I see you use evolution-ews, but the original bug report was reported against IMAP+. What is your case, please?
The account on which I see this behavior is IMAP+
Thanks for the update. In that case this is supposed to be fixed within (an upstream bug for it) bug #960213.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 960213 ***