KMail dependence on Akonadi

Nicolás Alvarez nicolas.alvarez at
Sun Jul 9 00:29:45 BST 2017

2017-07-08 5:58 GMT-03:00 Aleksey Midenkov <midenok at>:
> On Sat, Jul 8, 2017 at 11:34 AM, Kevin Krammer <krammer at> wrote:
>> On Saturday, 2017-07-08, 02:37:22, Aleksey Midenkov wrote:
>>> By what purpose there is KMail dependence on other services?
>> The purpose if the dependency is to make KMail work.
>> I.e. in order for KMail to display or send emails it needs to access emails.
> Can't it work via shared library, e.g. SQLite or some NoSQL technologies?

Akonadi can use SQLite instead of MySQL, but it's not well-supported,
and you still need the Akonadi daemons running anyway.

Under the hood, the current version of KMail *is* a frontend to the
email features of Akonadi. Even interaction with mail servers is done
by one of Akonadi's daemons, not by the KMail process.


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