Commit 2005eb58 authored by Daniel Vrátil's avatar Daniel Vrátil 🤖

Restart IDLE every 29 minutes

RFC2177 says that servers MAY consider clients inactive after 30 minutes
and recomments clients to re-issue IDLE every 29 minutes to ensure the
connection is kept alive and does not timeout.

This will also ensures that if the TCP connection silently times out,
we will detect that within at worst 29 minutes and restore the connection.

This should hopefully make IDLE more reliable again for everyone.
parent 91c37dbf
......@@ -36,14 +36,29 @@
#include "imapresource.h"
#include "sessionpool.h"
#include <chrono>
namespace {
// RFC2177 says clients should restart IDLE every 29 minutes, as
// servers MAY consider clients inactive after 30 minutes.
// TODO: Make configurable to support less RF-conformant servers
static const auto IdleTimeout = std::chrono::minutes(1);
ImapIdleManager::ImapIdleManager(ResourceStateInterface::Ptr state,
SessionPool *pool, ImapResourceBase *parent)
: QObject(parent), m_sessionRequestId(0), m_pool(pool), m_session(nullptr),
m_idle(nullptr), m_resource(parent), m_state(state),
m_idle(nullptr), m_resource(parent), m_state(state), m_idleTimeout(nullptr),
m_lastMessageCount(-1), m_lastRecentCount(-1)
connect(pool, &SessionPool::sessionRequestDone, this, &ImapIdleManager::onSessionRequestDone);
m_sessionRequestId = m_pool->requestSession();
m_idleTimeout = new QTimer(this);
connect(m_idleTimeout, &QTimer::timeout, this, &ImapIdleManager::restartIdle);
......@@ -61,6 +76,7 @@ ImapIdleManager::~ImapIdleManager()
void ImapIdleManager::stop()
if (m_idle) {
disconnect(m_idle, nullptr, this, nullptr);
......@@ -102,16 +118,28 @@ void ImapIdleManager::onSessionRequestDone(qint64 requestId, KIMAP::Session *ses
void ImapIdleManager::startIdle()
KIMAP::SelectJob *select = new KIMAP::SelectJob(m_session);
connect(select, &KIMAP::SelectJob::result, this, &ImapIdleManager::onSelectDone);
const auto idleMailBox = m_state->mailBoxForCollection(m_state->collection());
if (m_session->selectedMailBox() != idleMailBox) {
KIMAP::SelectJob *select = new KIMAP::SelectJob(m_session);
connect(select, &KIMAP::SelectJob::result, this, &ImapIdleManager::onSelectDone);
m_idle = new KIMAP::IdleJob(m_session);
connect(, &KIMAP::IdleJob::mailBoxStats, this, &ImapIdleManager::onStatsReceived);
connect(, &KIMAP::IdleJob::mailBoxMessageFlagsChanged, this, &ImapIdleManager::onFlagsChanged);
connect(, &KIMAP::IdleJob::result, this, &ImapIdleManager::onIdleStopped);
void ImapIdleManager::restartIdle()
qCDebug(IMAPRESOURCE_LOG) << "Restarting IDLE to prevent server from disconnecting me!";
if (m_idle) {
m_idle->stop(); // this will invoke onIdleStopped(), which will automatically reconnect
void ImapIdleManager::onConnectionLost(KIMAP::Session *session)
......@@ -44,6 +44,8 @@ class SessionPool;
class KJob;
class QTimer;
class ImapIdleManager : public QObject
......@@ -67,7 +69,7 @@ private Q_SLOTS:
int messageCount, int recentCount);
void onFlagsChanged(KIMAP::IdleJob *job);
void reconnect();
void restartIdle();
void startIdle();
......@@ -77,6 +79,7 @@ private:
QPointer<KIMAP::IdleJob> m_idle;
ImapResourceBase *m_resource = nullptr;
ResourceStateInterface::Ptr m_state;
QTimer *m_idleTimeout;
qint64 m_lastMessageCount;
qint64 m_lastRecentCount;
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