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Month: November 2018

Re: [trinity-users] forcing a kmail reindex

From: Michael <mb_trinity_desktop@...>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 13:06:54 -0600
On Tuesday 27 November 2018 05:44:56 am Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 27. November 2018 schrieb dep:
> > greets, folks . . .
> >
> > is there a reliable, nondestructive way to force kmail to reindex a mail
> > subdirectory?
> >
> > thanks.
> Yes, just delete the index files *.index *.index.ids *.index.sorted. When
> you restart kmail, it'll rebuild the indices. If you want to be on the save
> side, create a copy of your mail folder and then delete the indices ...

Ah, probably goes without saying, but KMail seems really twitchy during start 
up when rebuilding (or loading?) its indexes.  Basically check top to see if 
it's finished.  On my system it'll suck up a full CPU for 5 to 20 minutes and 
is almost guaranteed to crash if I try to do anything in KMail until it's