Beware: Thunderbird (ver 3.0.1) CORRUPTS all email state

Steve Dickson SteveD at
Thu Jan 28 15:44:39 UTC 2010

On 01/28/2010 10:24 AM, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> Michal Schmidt on 01/28/2010 09:15 AM wrote:
>> This happened today to a colleague of mine. I suggested him to remove
>> ~/.thunderbird/*.default/ImapMail/*/*.msf which fixed the problem (it
>> made Thunderbird reload the state of the emails from the IMAP server
>> again).
> You (should) get the same effect from right-clicking on a mail folder 
> and selecting "Rebuild Index". The problem will disappear temporarily, 
> and after some time it will come back.
> The only permanent fix at this time, as mentioned already, is to disable 
> CONDSTORE support.
I can confirm, disabling CONDSTORE does indeed work... I've actually 
gotten all my tagged email as well...

I asked this same question in the bz but I'll also ask it here as well...

What is CONDSTORE support and will I have to turn it back on
once the problem has been resolved?



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