On Wednesday, 28 March 2007 at 12:31, Kyle Wheeler wrote: > Hello, > > The mutt message cache is kinda touchy, and if mutt and/or the connection > dies unexpectedly, it corrupts the cache. What happens is that partial > messages get saved to the cache, and later mutt trusts the cache to be > correct even when it is obvious that it is not (i.e. the server says the > message is n-bytes long and the cache file is 0-bytes long). > > It seems to me that mutt should cache messages to a temporary location and > only move them into the official message cache once the message has been > fully downloaded. Sounds like a fine plan. It should be about the same amount of work to unlink the file on failure though.
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