Folders in Kmail 1.5.1 - all new folders are assigned to Top Level

Basil Fowler bjfowler at
Thu Apr 3 11:49:31 BST 2003

Dear Ingo

I did what I did out of desperation!  But I found a set of 3.1 rpms for SuSE 
8.0 and installed kdenetworks3-3.1.  That works OK

mit freundlichen Grüßen,


PS I also posted a problem concerning an error message received when trying to 
configure Virtual desktops, to wit, 'library files "" ' not 
found in paths.  There is a file is in /opt/kde3/lib named ''.  
When I copied same to '', the complaint about not being- able 
to find the file disappeared, but the rest of the message complaining about a 
possible orphaned control module from a previous installation remained.

This is an inconvenience at worst.  The library mentioned seems to be part of 
kdebase.  If it is a packaging problem, I hope that SuSE can produce a 
revised package.

I use rpms because in that way the rpm database is kept up to date.  One way 
that rpm could be improved is to scan the entire filesystem and keep a note 
of files that are not components of packages (orphans).  In that way, a lot 
of dependency problems could be avoided. During installation, a check could 
be made on the 'orphan' list.

Some time ago my rpm database was destroyed, and when I install new packages a 
lot of dependencies are flagged up although the files concerned are on the 


On Thursday 03 Apr 2003 09:15, Ingo Klöcker wrote:

> I'm surprised that you lost some messages. The bug in the package 
> shouldn't cause message loss.
> Using the 3.0.x version will most likely lead to strange crashes (I 
> already had to close a few bug reports because people where using KMail 
> from KDE 3.0 with KDE 3.1). It would be better to use the 3.1 version 
> of the kdenetwork package which is still available at (and 
> it's mirrors).
> SuSE promised to release fixed packages soon.
> Regards,
> Ingo

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