Kmail and fetch mail lockup

Merton Campbell Crockett m.c.crockett at
Wed Mar 1 02:43:27 GMT 2006

On 28 Feb 2006, at 11:45 PST, Bram Schoenmakers wrote:

> Op dinsdag 28 februari 2006 20:41, schreef Brett I. Holcomb:
>> I must be missing someting because I don't think Kmail would be  
>> braindead.
>> Whenever Kmail gets mail from my pop server it "locks" up - that  
>> is it
>> ignores all input and refuses to respond to any input until it is  
>> done and
>> then it starts processing input again.  I figure an app like Kmail  
>> must be
>> smarter than that and should be able to get mail while still  
>> responding to
>> input so is there a setting or configuration tips that I can check.
>> Thanks.
> I would like you to introduce you to KDE's most hated bug:
> :)

I would vote for not being able to abort a transfer of a large  
message from an IMAP server when connected over a dial-up  
connection.  It's one of the reasons that I continue to use Pine.

Merton Campbell Crockett
m.c.crockett at

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