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Month: February 2014

Re: [solved but not solved] kmail index problem

From: Thierry de Coulon <tdecoulon@...>
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2014 22:59:40 +0100
On Tuesday 11 February 2014 18.49:05 Thierry de Coulon wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have trinity (3.5.13) installed on debian wheezy. I just set up a new
> machine with the Haswell chipset and copied my installation on the new
> machine (I used clonezilla for that).
> As wheezy does not support Haswell, I had to install the 3.12-0.bpo.1
> kernel. I also has a small problem setting the time (I mixed up dd/mm/yyyy
> and mm/dd/yyy).
> Now I get a message every time I start kmail, saying there was a problem
> with the indexes. kmail recreates the indexes and does work, but it does
> not cure the problem (I also deleted all indexes, *.index and *.ids, but it
> does not help either). the permissions seems ok (644) and the owner is
> right.
> Anyone has an idea what's going on?
> Thierry

Replying to my own mail: I cured the problem by (re)moving the mail directory, 
copying the one from my original installation, changing the ownership and 
copying the few new mails I had kept in the two last days.

Good news: it works
Bad news: I still don't know what happened