kmail and power cuts and crashes

larry larryt67 at
Wed Nov 3 21:34:16 GMT 2004

John wrote:

>Hello all
>Allthough my machine is stable from time to time I have to reboot with the on 
>off due to a power cut or a crash without shutting down kmail. When I bring 
>kmail up again I get a list of mails that I have previously deleted or shift/
>deleted in the inbox and also a list of mails I have sent in the outbox. If I 
>select any of them the title immediately change to no subject.
>Does anyone no of a setting that will prevent this from happening? I'm running 
>updated suse 9 with kmail 1.5.4
>I suspect it's a kmail "feature" perhaps a developer could comment. It isn't 
>that much of a problem but mails I wish to keep are mixed in with the bogus 
>ones which can make deleting them again difficult especially if my machine 
>has been up for a couple of months. It's often up for a lot longer than that 
>and I have lost a couple I wanted to keep. What I can't understand is why 
>kmail doesn't clean up as the actions are performed. It only seems to clean 
>up on exit.
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I have seen this in the past. As I recall it seemed to clear itself
To start, do a search on google for " kmail no subject" and you will
find many discussions on that  subject.

For starters try this:

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