[kdepim-users] Mail transport agent cannot access kwallet

Erik Quaeghebeur kdepim-users at equaeghe.nospammail.net
Wed Nov 26 15:15:27 GMT 2014

> Erik Quaeghebeur:
> > [...] does not ask for permission to access kwallet.
> >
> > How do I diagnose/fix this issue?

René J.V. Bertin

> I take it you have double-checked if the kwallet unlock dialog isn't open somewhere behind a heap of other windows?


> Also, if the transport agent failed to connect once to the wallet (e.g. because you didn't notice that unlock dialog under that heap of windows, and the request timed out) it will not try again during its lifetime.

I pre-login at startup, sometimes not unlocking kdm until after some time, so I guess this time I waited until after the timeout...

> That's a bug for which I presented a fix; I cannot remember right now if it's been accepted and committed in git.

Great, because the current behavior is silly.

> Meanwhile, the workaround is to restart the dispatcher agent through akonadiconsole, [...]

That fixed it, many thanks.

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