Wrong sorting - please help me debug this

Michael Bueker m.bueker at berlin.de
Mon Jul 24 18:37:41 CEST 2006


Jim Pingle wrote:
> Checking the code of Squirrelmail shows that if you have the personal option
> "Sort by Received Date" set to yes, it sends ARRIVAL to the server as the
> sort choice, whereas if you have it set to no, it sends DATE. When I was
> testing, the option was set to Yes; When I changed it to No, it sorted as
> expected.

That makes sense, since the Date header lines I posted initially were 
correct, just not in the correct order.

> There appears to be support for a similar option in the code for roundcube
> (in imap.inc), but I see no method for a user/admin to set it. In
> rcube_imap.inc it's explicitly set off, but at the start of imap.inc it is
> set on. It tests to see if IMAP_USE_HEADER_DATE is false which it always
> will be as I can't find any other reference to the variable it's testing for
> anywhere in the code.
> 
> As an experiment you could try commenting out line 57 in program/lib/imap.inc:
> if (!$IMAP_USE_HEADER_DATE) $IMAP_USE_INTERNAL_DATE = true;

That sounds very promising, I'm gonna try that.

mtu

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