Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Sat Sep 24 22:55:05 BST 2005

On Saturday 24 September 2005 20:04, Philip Rodrigues wrote:
> John wrote:
> > Hi
> > I am about upgrade my system to something more recent than suse 9.0,
> > might be
> > 9.3 or 10. I gained the impression from this board some time ago that
> > email storage was changed at some point and that I will no longer be able
> > to just drag files into the relevant folders. If this is so can somebody
> > tell me the kde revision where this occurred and if there is a conversion
> > program available or a fix. I keep a lot of emails for reference.
> The default location for storage of email was changed (to
> ~/.kde/share/apps/kmail/somewhere), but as far as I know, no change was
> made to the storage format. My KMail here happily reads my mail from ~/Mail

For continuing to use ~/Mail it is important to have it already present when 
the new KMail starts up.
If it doesn't detect the old version's mail directory, it will create its new 


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
Moderator: (German),
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