[kde-linux] Problem with Kmail.

Sylviane et Perry White spwhite at freesurf.ch
Tue Mar 25 17:24:20 UTC 2008

On Tuesday 25 March 2008 15:12, John Culleton wrote:
> I keep folders full of previous posts, particcularly the Inbox. Sometimes I
> create a new folder for a mailing list or a client, and a filter to route
> mail to it.  I want scan the Inbox folder for old posts that need to go in
> the new folder. It is convenient to just do control A followed by control
> J.
> This works until I get to the very end of the process. Then Kmail errors
> off with (I think) a sig 11.  When I restart Kmail the Inbox folder is
> twice its previous size.  If I delete duplicates then some of the remaining
> posts are listed correctly but when I try to read them they become blank. 
> This affects older posts more than newer ones.
> The inbox holds about 4380 posts. I use slackware 12  which means Kmail
> 1.9.7 on KDE 3.5.7.

Hi John,

Not sure that helps, but I traced back the problems I experienced to some 
corrupted mails in the Inbox (or other mail folder), or was it the .index 
I do not know how those mails got corrupted but they have been moved a couple 
of times between different systems (M$, Suse different versions and KUbuntu) 
and through different computers

BOFH excuse #166: /pub/lunch

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