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Month: October 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Restoring KMail files and directories.

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2011 17:07:23 +0000
On 30 October 2011 16:03, Werner Joss <werner@...> wrote:
> On Sunday 30 October 2011 16:46:07 Lisi Reisz wrote:
>> So, alternatively, is there some way I could tidy up the "corrupted" copy?
> if you still have the folder containing your emails (mine is
> ~/.trinity/share/apps/kmail/dimap, might be somewhere else for you),
> it should be ok to delete the (corrupted) index files:
> cd <your email folder>
> rm -rf *.index
> kmail should be able to recreate the indices from there.
> note: this applies if your mails are in a maildir-format structure,
> mbox will need other procedure (not sure, which).

Thanks, Werner!  That's really helpful of you.  I am itching to try
(the older data that I have has dimap, but nothing in it), but having,
as it appears, fried the clone, I shall leave accessing the
"corrupted" disk until I have a better (read safer) method available,
which will be in a few days' time.