[kde-linux] Kmail Problems. Was: Installing KDE4 on Sid
kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Wed Jan 30 20:49:33 UTC 2008
On Wednesday 30 January 2008, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 January 2008 19:20:53 Gaffer. wrote:
> > I found that I could reproduce the problem by unplugging the network
> > cable so that the network disappeared just after a mail check had
> > been done.
> > I am becoming convinced that there is some kind of software race
> > condition involved, since when the problem happens the mail involved
> > either disappears or is not deleatable other than going into .kmail
> > and removing them and the indexes manually.
> > Its been a frustrating day ! ;-)
> It sounds a really bad one. I think you really have to get onto a SuSE
> mailing list, to see whether anyone else is having problems like this. I
> haven't seen anyone else on this or the other lists that I subscribe to, so
> maybe it really is a SuSE problem. Keep us up to date?
If I remember correctly, SUSE has some patches for KDE3 for something
called "Network status", i.e. have applications react to changes in
the "online" state of a system, e.g. to avoid repeated failure warnings if a
server couldn't be reached.
It is probably not detecting the offline->online change correctly.
I agree with Anne that it is probably best to try asking on a SUSE support
Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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