[kmail2] [Bug 414171] Set values in KMail2-options are not written back

Christophe Giboudeaux bugzilla_noreply at kde.org
Mon Nov 18 09:09:33 GMT 2019


--- Comment #13 from Christophe Giboudeaux <christophe at krop.fr> ---
(In reply to Harold Becker from comment #10)
> Hallo.
> Owner is root, but others have read/write-access (see attachment).
> Best wishes
> Harold
> P.S.:
> Why the application Kmail2 is not writing an own file emailidentities when
> installed (with appropriate access rights)?

My guess is that you tried to start akonadi (or KMail) using sudo.

You can run `sudo chown $USER ~/.config/emaildefaults` to get back write access
to this file.

> Why does Kmail2 is not announcing the impossibility accessing emailidentities
> (when owner and access rights are not sufficient)?
> The preferences are so essential for Kmail2. But failing is not told to user!

That's what https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=414171#c11 is about. A warning
will be logged if the permissions are wrong.

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