Missing personal calendar

Martin Steigerwald martin at lichtvoll.de
Wed Aug 21 07:56:42 BST 2019

Hi Jörg.

Jörg Schaible - 21.08.19, 01:21:03 CEST:
> Am Dienstag, 20. August 2019, 01:06:36 CEST schrieb Jörg Schaible:
> > It seems, the only way to restore my dates is to restore the DB and
> > export all the dates 
> That's what I did now, and I got back all my dates. My steps in
> detail:
> 1/ Stop akonadi
> 2/ Stop Mail Server
> 3/ Stop MySQL
> 4/ Make Backup
> 22/ Start Kontact
> Now all my dates are back and shown in the overview and the new ical
> file contains all the dates (verified with grep searching for unique
> new descriptions).

Quite an procedure.

Congrats, Jörg.

I'd consider a one file an event icaldir resource still. In Akonadi it is 
listed as "Ical calender folder". However I do not remember *how* I 
migrated the calendar items. I bet I somehow managed to let it move all 
events to the new calendar or, probably more likely, I let is import the 
old ics file.

My calendar folder looks like this:

[…]:~/.local/share> find calendar -name "*-*-*-*-*" | wc -l 

[…]:~/.local/share> du -sh calendar 
28M     calendar

I would not like to have this as a single file that is rewritten all the 

> An interesting detail: When I looked with akonadiconsole at the
> location of the calendar resource available in step 8, it referenced
> the ical file that was not touched anymore since 18th December last
> year. The reference used a file URL starting with "file:///home/...".
> The new ical resource generated in step 18 uses a file URL starting
> with "file:/home/..." (note the slashes after the protocol).

Not sure whether this is a difference regarding works or does not work.


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