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uw-imap & Cygwin secrets revealed, at least a bit!

The initial problem was:
- uw-imap on cygwin ran well with Outlook Express
- but hung upon connection when using Outlook 2003

In the end I made it to get it work with the following workaround:
In inetd.conf, I donÂt start the daemon directly, but use the following wrapper 

tee NUL | /usr/sbin/imapd

This slows down communication a bit, but I can connect and had no more hangs up 
till now. So the original problem seems to be timing specific.

My guesses are:
- the cygwin port of uw-imap may have a problem here. I couldnÂt find any 
similar error reports for any other platform uw-imap is running on.
- cygwin causes the problem itself
- inetd is out of the line since I also tested with xinetd and had similar 

IÂd be glad to assist one of the "gurus" going deeper into this.

Even more, IÂd like to invest more time again to debug it myself, but my gdb 
knowledge is non-existing. If someone would show me how to start, the I 
definitely would do so. My concern is that usual debugging approaches will fail 
because of the timing related cause of the problem.

Thanks to all of you so far!

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