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Mail Watcher doesn't recover failed DNS lookup.


Description Kyle Tirak 2010-08-17 14:25:51 CEST
This is an annoying bug more than anything. If Mail Watcher fails a DNS lookup ("Temporary failure in name resolution"), for example due to a wireless connection still in the process of being established, it will not recover after connectivity is restored. This occurs at least whenever the DNS lookup fails on Mail Watcher's first check attempt after starting. I have not tested if it will occur if a check fails for the same reason on a subsequent check.

When this happens, Mail Watcher continues to generate the same "Temporary failure in name resolution" error in the log at every check even after an internet connection is made and Mail Watcher's log is cleared, never informing the user of new mail unless the plugin is removed and re-added.

Arch Linux

Xfce 4.6.2
Comment 1 Landry Breuil editbugs 2014-11-23 21:45:02 CET
Mass-reassign all bugs from florian@ to goodies-dev@, thanks for the maintenance work! (and sorry for the bugmail spam..)
Comment 2 Git Bot editbugs 2020-05-24 00:42:02 CEST
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Bug #6644

Reported by:
Kyle Tirak
Reported on: 2010-08-17
Last modified on: 2020-05-24


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