[kdepim-users] Kmail stops delivering mail after a period of time (Ingo Kl?cker)

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Tue Jan 29 01:06:45 GMT 2008

On Monday 28 January 2008, r bartlett wrote:
> Software should just work, period, and any professional
> knows that it wouldn't look very good to have a website
> down for 6-8 hours every day.  And it shouldn't be too
> much to ask that if I run an email client, it regularly
> and consistently checks email whether the computer is on
> for a few hours or a few months at a time.  Right?

Full ACK.

> In addition, this problem seems to sometimes occur within
> several hours of starting up Kontact or Kmail, so I don't
> think turning off the computer would solve the issue.  It
> would surely save some energy, but I'm doing more than my
> part in plenty of other ways, and the Chihuahua yipping
> would be better directed at giant companies, who waste more
> energy in one night than I will in a decade.
> In the meantime, I appreciate any and all useful and
> thoughtful responses, and would particularly appreciate tips
> regarding how to troubleshoot.  Part of the difficulty is the
> apparent randomness with which this problem appears.

And that's exactly why we have not been able to fix it although the 
problem is already known for quite some time. If you can find a pattern 
that would hopefully be of great help.

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