Akonadi disaster

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Sat Oct 8 12:05:51 BST 2016

On 10/08/16 10:30, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> Am Samstag, 8. Oktober 2016, 06:45:09 CEST schrieb O. Sinclair:
>>> So if its crashing for you *daily*, something seems to be different and it
>>> could be helpful to stop ranting… and start describing what setup you
>>> actually have. (That said I completely get the ranting part. Having
>>> issues like that with a mail client you depend on is %&/§)=$/%. I
>>> completely get that).
>>> Thanks,
>> As noted in another reply: it worked fine for me in the version you are
>> using. In the Plasma5 version 5.1.3 I am using it is currently, to me, a
>> disaster. Right now I am told I have about 600 unread email in an IMAP
>> account that I very well know I may have 3 or 4....
> How do you happen to know what version I am using? I am using Sid and update
> often, so its as fresh as it can get (on Debian). Akonadi 4:16.04.3-2 and
> KMail 4:16.04.3-1. Or from KMail about window: Version 5.2.3 running on
> Frameworks 5.26.0. I know there is 16.08 out there, but WebEngine still in
> packaging process on Debian (it does not seem to be that easy to get it build
> in a way that suits Debian needs).
> So if you are using a way older KMail, you may as well also using a way older
> Akonadi… and definately not a newer one.
> So my first suggestion to you would be: Try to get this updated to at least the
> 16.04 versions I am using.
>> It looks like I will have to spend the weekend trying to recreate
>> accounts and so on. The point is: I like Kmail, I really do. But a
>> simple upgrade should not render it more or less useless
> Of course it shouldn´t.
> I just can share my experience and how it differs, and the different versions
> we use *may* be one, maybe even the major reason for the differences we see.
> I know how frustrating it can be to dig out logs and try to find out whats
> wrong, but your descriptions are not sufficient to tell whats really going on on
> your system.
I think I confused your mail with someone else on version. I am on 
Kubuntu 16.04 with all backports and that is when the problems started. 
In the last Kubuntu KDE4 version 14.10 I had very few problems

kind regards, Sinclair

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