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Month: December 2016

Troubles with kmail indexes recently.

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2016 01:05:14 -0500

kmail has taken to forgetting its index pointers quite often recently, so 
when I revisit a folder, I often find the displayed msg is the first one 
in the list sort, which in 2 folders which have no expiry set, I often 
find myself re-reading a msg thats 14 years old and nearly 100K msgs 
older than the current last msg.

I have two spam related folders I expect kmail will have to frequently 
rebuild because some spam messages caught by spamd & procmail might be 
written directly to the full path of that directory, and the script that 
runs sa-learn -spam on the spam folder, moves those messages to the 
spam-hold directory so in case it wasn't spam I can rescue it and move 
it to the ham folder.

Since the email corpus here is quite a few gigabytes, is this an 
indicator that kmail needs a larger memory allocation?, and if so, how 
do I give it another 100 or so megs?  According to htop, its only using 
1% of the 8GB in this machine.  This is a 32 bit, pae enabled install of 
wheezy, all uptodate as of 30 minutes ago.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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