Delays in collecting messages with Mac Mail
srf at sanger.ac.uk
Fri Feb 12 11:10:32 EST 2010
On Fri, 2010-02-05 at 09:54 +0000, Simon Fraser wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-02-04 at 16:27 -0500, Brian Awood wrote:
> > We've seen somewhat similar behavior with the Apple Mail client in the past.
> > My guess is it's IDLE related. If your using Apple Mail that came with 10.5,
> > it's IDLE implementation appears to work at first. However it has a bug in it
> > so that it stops working after a while. It seemed related to how it managed
> > different connections to the server, using a different connection for each
> > folder you opened. It is more reliable in the version that comes with OS X
> > 10.6.
> We do mostly have 10.5 on our Macs, so I will ask a few people to
> disable the "use IDLE" option and see if that makes a difference.
We've had no further reports of delayed email, so this does indeed seem
to be the problem.
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