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Month: October 2018

Re: [trinity-users] how to re-index Kmail

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2018 09:12:27 +0200
Am Dienstag, 9. Oktober 2018 schrieb Thierry de Coulon:
> On Tuesday 09 October 2018 01.51:03 William Morder wrote:
> > Riddle me this: new/old problem with Kmail.
> >
> > Ever since I moved to TDE with Debian Jessie, I've had this annoying but
> > minor glitch. When I start up Kmai, I get some message that I need to
> > re-index folders, usually just the inbox, or whatever folder I've used
> > last.
> (...)
> > Does anybody else have a problem like this? Or, how do I fix it?
> >
> > Bill
> I get this some time, mostly when I migrate the kmail directory to a new 
> installation, or after a crash. Never enough to be a trouble.
> I imagine you've done this allready, but what I do is delete all the files 
> in .trinity/share/apps/kmail (not the directories, of course) and restart 
> kmail, which re-indexes everything. I usually get a few unread messages which 
> I "reread", then it's done.

On my side this happens when I delete mails from maildir folders that kmail has indexed. The next time kmail starts it recreates the indices of the affected folders.

Maybe the filepermissions/owner of the maildir folder is inconsistent?


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