Drafts not being deleted when reply is sent and threaded messag view is active

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06 Nov, 2014 12:10 AM

In my GPGMail settings, I have "Encrypt drafts" turned off.

In my Gmail account settings, I have "Store draft messages on the server" turned off.

However, ever since I installed the beta, I'm seeing drafts get created on a message thread as I type, and they stick around even after I send the finished message.

Anyone else seeing this behavior?

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  1. 31 Posted by Ian Brown on 23 Jan, 2016 05:24 PM

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    Hi. Still getting some undeleted drafts.

  2. 32 Posted by Ian Brown on 24 Jan, 2016 04:27 PM

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    Hi. It's been much better - don't think I've seen any undeleted drafts today.

  3. 33 Posted by Ian Brown on 26 Jan, 2016 03:33 PM

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    Damn. Lots of undeleted drafts yesterday and today.

  4. Support Staff 34 Posted by Steve on 10 Feb, 2016 01:46 PM

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    Ian, can you provide the version info of installed components:

    1. open System Preferences
    2. open GPGPreferences
    3. select "Updates" tab
    4. click on any version number (that will copy all info to your clipboard)
    5. paste (⌘+V) e.g. into your support discussion

    Copy version info

  5. 35 Posted by Ian Brown on 13 Feb, 2016 11:18 AM

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    Mac OS X 10.11.2 (15C50)
    Libmacgpg 0.6.1 752
    GPGMail 2.6b2 1105b
    GPG Keychain 1.2.1 1147
    GPGServices 1.10.1 871
    MacGPG2 2.0.28 855
    GPGPreferences 1.5 846

  6. Support Staff 36 Posted by Steve on 14 Feb, 2016 10:37 AM

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    1. update to 10.11.3.

    2. Could you please download and install our latest nightly build and see if the problem persists. That page also has sig and SHA1 to verify the download.

    All the best, steve

    Disclaimer: This is a development version which has not been thoroughly tested yet - bugs or crashes are to be expected. Thanks for helping us test.

  7. 37 Posted by Ian Brown on 25 Feb, 2016 04:35 PM

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    Hi Steve. Having done this, and also with latest MacOS update, this now appears to be fixed. (Also, I am keeping Drafts on an Exchange server rather than my own Mac).

  8. Support Staff 38 Posted by Steve on 26 Feb, 2016 08:59 PM

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    Hey Ian,

    that would be fantastic news. So we have that open ticket for old OS versions. The situation looks much better on 10.11 it seems.

    I'm closing this discussion. If you need further assistance or have questions you can re-open this discussion here or open a new one any time.

    Also make sure to keep us posted. The exchange server setup is always interesting to keep an eye on.

    Best, steve

  9. Steve closed this discussion on 26 Feb, 2016 08:59 PM.

  10. Support Staff 39 Posted by Steve on 07 Mar, 2018 01:10 PM

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    The bug where Mail.app created multiple drafts has been fixed by Apple in macOS 10.13. If you are still affected by this issue, consider updating to macOS 10.13 High Sierra.

  11. Steve closed this discussion on 07 Mar, 2018 01:10 PM.

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