On Wednesday, 28 March 2007 at 17:32, Kyle Wheeler wrote: > On Wednesday, March 28 at 02:07 PM, quoth Brendan Cully: > >>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. > > True, but that's only if it failed in a good way. If it failed because... > well, let's say I accidentally open up a message someone sent me that's big > (oh, like 50 MB). I decide I'm not in the mood to download it all and figure > out what to do with it, because I'm in a hurry, so I kill mutt (ctrl-\, > because ctrl-c won't stop a download). The cache will be corrupted, because > mutt didn't get a chance to unlink it out of the cache. That's a fair point.
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