Re: kmail getting uppity again...
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Am 08.03.2012 21:05, schrieb gene heskett:
> On Thursday, March 08, 2012 02:57:28 PM Kevin Krammer did opine:
>> On Thursday, 2012-03-08, gene heskett wrote:
>>> On Thursday, March 08, 2012 12:11:17 PM Kevin Krammer did opine:
>>>> On Thursday, 2012-03-08, gene heskett wrote:
>>>>> Greetings folks;
>>>>> kmail 1.13.7 from the pclos repos.
>>>>> I joined a forum at Cadsoft, for eagle, their pcb design tool.
>>>>> It copies all forum posts to your subscription address, so I
>>>>> thought it would be nice to make an 'eagle' folder, to reside in
>>>>> the sorted list of folders I now have about 40 of. To save these
>>>>> messages in case I might be able to contribute, and make use of
>>>>> kmail's expiry rules was the main reason, they are 'no reply'
>>>>> messages, containing an html link to that forum thread. AFAIAC,
>>>>> they can be expired in a couple days.
>>>>> But kmail has now decided any new folders MUST be a subfolder of
>>>>> an existing selection again, as when I click on Local Folders,
>>>>> the folder creation stuff is grayed out, disabled. In both the
>>>>> file pulldown and the folders pulldown.
>>>> Since I have the same version of KMail (on Debian though), I tried
>>>> to reproduce.
>>>> Indeed, if Local Folders is selected, the option for creating a new
>>>> folder in the Folders menu is disabled.
>>>> However, the respective option in the context menu (AKA right click
>>>> menu) on Local Folders is enabled and successfully created a top
>>>> level folder.
>>> Error opening /home/gene/Mail/.inbox.directory/eagle; this folder is
>>> That one I had nuked previously, with kmail.
>> Does the folder exist? Does it have cur/ new/ and tmp/ sub directories?
>> Anyway, did using the context menu work for you as it did for me?
> Yes, it created it, in the .inbox folder both times I tried as I tried to
> create a "../eagle" folder the second time, both times it reported a
> failure, but it was there when the failure msg was click to clear it, but
> when kmail then did the rescan, it was there in the .inbox/eagle as shown
> in the folder list, so I nuked it both times, and now, everytime I hit the
> bottom of the list an it restarts at the top, I have about 5 or 6 error
> messages, "can't find the eagle folder" I have to clear before it will
> actually go show me the next message in the inbox.
> This is rapidly turning into a PIMA. I would switch to claws but the last
> time I looked, it did not have an import from kmail function. And my kmail
> corpus goes back to early 2002, nearly 10 years. That is several gigs
> worth of messages I do NOT want to leave behind.
And again: Why don't you set up a local imap server (dovecot) and put
all mails into it? After you did this once you can use what ever
mailclient you want without the need to move mails again and again.
> Thanks for any more guidance folks.
> Cheers, Gene
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