KMail and cifs userhomes

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Fri Nov 2 11:16:59 GMT 2007

On Friday 02 November 2007, Wilhelm Meier wrote:
> Hi,
> we are using cifs userhomes mounted from a samba server.
> All is well exept for kmail. kmail crashes reproducible with segv(!).

Does the backtrace/crash report give any hints on where it crashes?

> If we try this on the serverside with the local ext3-fs as userhome it
> works. Strange enough: if we then use this userhome over the
> samba/linx-cifs mount, it works also.

Strange indeed. Probably failing to create something but is able to use it 
once created by the local run.

> We use unix-extensions for samba and the serverino option to make kde
> happy (links, sockets)
> We tried: linux-cifs-1.49/1.50c and debian/samba stable and testing,
> kmail 1.9.7

KMail also from Debian/stable?

> Any hints?

I suggest asking on kdepim-users at which is usually read by some of the 
KDE pim developers.


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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