fetchmail + mutt + maildir => lost messages

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Wed Apr 20 10:44:22 PDT 2005

On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 05:32:09PM +0000, Johannes Hofmann wrote:
> This has probably nothing to do with DragonFly, but for the second
> time now I have lost all emails in my maildir-based inbox. 
> Last time it happend was about 3 months ago, so this is nothing new.
> Both times I was using mutt (browsing/moving mails), while fetchmail 
> was getting new mail, which is delivered using qmail-inject.
> Both times fsck did not show any problems.
> Is anyone else seeing this?

Are you using soft updates and had a power outage?


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