Kmail2/Akonadi issue on FreeBSD.
janus at magicstar.net
Tue Nov 29 19:18:12 GMT 2011
> On Tuesday, November 29, 2011 01:38:04 PM Duncan did opine:
>> Maybe someday an independent kde dev will come along and start a "just
>> does X" client for each of those three Xs. Maybe not. If I'm lucky,
>> tho, they'll be started right away, and be reasonably mature and ready
>> for use when claws jumps the shark like kmail did, tho hopefully that
>> won't be for a decade or longer, if ever.
> Interesting that you say claws, but this post came from the pan newsreader
> according to its headers. It pointed out also that I need to apparently
> increase the number of copies of spamd I have running as it failed on the
> first call getting an X-Nasty-aren't-we inserted by procmail. Local
> What I would like to do is start a conversation with someone who has
> on kmail & went to claws, and see just how hard it would be to convert my
> box to that, including the importation of the whole, several Gigabyte,
> of it now approaching 10 years old, kmail email corpus into claws. All
> while continuing with my present fetchmail based system to deliver the
> filtered email into /var/spool/mail/gene.
I just did that. I tried to upgrade to kmail2 and it spectacularly
failed. I switched to claws, based on Duncan's recommendation. I'm
surprised I haven't been using it for some time.
> Like others, the ^#$%& churn in kmail's "accessory" tie-ins, without ever
> fixing its most glaring fault, the lack of multi-threading vis-a-vis mail
> fetching, is beginning to get under my skin.
Claws doesn't multi-thread well either.
> This of course is off topic from the OP's subject line, sorry. Humm, no
> I'm not, come to think of it, kde needs to better understand the users
> viewpoint on stuff like this, and this is after all the kde (the whole
> maryann) mailing list.
> I have a lot of claws installed already, so the first thing is to import
> the kmail email corpus into claws. And on that point, I have no clue, but
> would assume the right search terms might find a tut on the web. My
> feeble efforts haven't found it yet though.
I cheated. I set up an imap server on localhost, pointed it to my kMail
Maildir and then just did a drag and drop into the Claws MH mailstore.
Then I uninstalled the imap server.
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