[kmail2] [Bug 441073] New: Configuring to send using sendmail doesn't work until after restart
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Tue Aug 17 09:41:58 BST 2021
Bug ID: 441073
Summary: Configuring to send using sendmail doesn't work until
Platform: Debian stable
Assignee: kdepim-bugs at kde.org
Reporter: djarvie at kde.org
Target Milestone: ---
I configured KMail in a new system installation, to use sendmail to send mails.
However, mails failed to send until after a system restart.
STEPS TO REPRODUCE
1. Install and configure postfix as a sendmail mechanism. I tested that this
was working by successfully sending emails via the command line.
2. Use KMail's settings dialog (Accounts section, Sending tab) to set up a
sendmail transport. This was the first and only sending method which I
Attempting to send emails using KMail always failed. They just remained in the
outbox. No error messages.
Using akonadiconsole, I restarted the Mail Dispatcher Agent. This made no
Following a system restart overnight, mails now send successfully.
It should not require a system restart in order for this configuration to start
working. Whatever it was that needed to be reset by a system restart should
automatically be done without user intervention, as soon as a sendmail
transport is configured by the user.
This wasted quite a bit of time investigating the issue yesterday. This bug
might prompt some people to abandon their attempt to use sendmail and switch to
Linux/KDE Plasma: Debian 11
(available in About System)
KDE Plasma Version:
KDE Frameworks Version: 5.78.0
Qt Version: 5.15.2
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