Kmail2rc - is there a program to validate the syntax/config data in it?

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at
Sat Sep 10 21:45:40 BST 2016

On Friday 09 September 2016 10:55:44 ianseeks wrote:
> Hi
> I'm trying to find a reason for kmail 5.3.0 crashing at will on my
> system. I searched for a "fasttop" error in bugs.kde and found a 3
> year old one closed so i looked through it and otehr referenced bugs
> to see if i can get any hints. One said to delete kmail2rc so i
> opened in kwrite first to look at it and got this message from
> kwrite:-
> "The file ~/.kde4/share/config/kmail2rc was opened and contained lines
> longer than the configured Line Length Limit (4096 characters).
> The longest of those lines was 6625 characters long"
> Does this indicate there is something wrong with the syntax/config in
> this file?

No, it just means that kwrite's default Line Length Limit is too low for 
the kmail2rc file. We store some settings in very long lines, e.g. the 
recently used addresses are stored as a comma separated list in one 
configuration entry.

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