mbox parser confused by in-body '^From\s'

Bug #525892 reported by Scott Hepler on 2010-02-22
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Bug Description

If a message in an mbox contains a line which begins with 'From', the parse apparently sees this as a separate new (unread) message.

version 5.4 on Ubuntu Jaunty and Karmic.

Jeff Stedfast (fejj) wrote :

Do these messages have a Content-Length header? If not, there's no fix for this :-(

If they do have a Content-Length header, then mail-notification/src/mn-base-mbox-mailbox-backend.gob could be patched to call g_mime_parser_set_respect_content_length (parser, TRUE); which will fix the problem.

Marwan Tanager (marwan-tngr) wrote :

I have also that same problem in Ubuntu 10.04. It's pretty annoying.

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