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From: Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Akonadi loses mails
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 20:14:02
Message-Id: 1804777.EmZhrvXnVp@nazgul
1 I am about to get on a damn plane to Germany, find me the entire
2 collection of KDEPIM devs and shoot every last one of those fuckers
3 dead. dead. dead. dead.
5 Then blow up the repo so this POS will never again see the light of
6 day.
8 I'm trying to migrate away from kdepim. Nothing else out there imports
9 KDE folders so I use my usual trick of running a local imap server,
10 dragging mail trees into it and when the new mail client is started,
11 everything is right there.
13 Akonadi/kmail2 silently destroys the mail when you attempt this.
15 I did a few tests, copied small folders, contents of other folders,
16 etc and satisfied myself it all worked nicely. Then dragged and
17 dropped nice big chunks of mail tree into the IMAP folders. The mails
18 appear in the kde view, but THEY ARE NOT ON DISK ANYMORE. What I am
19 seeing is the akonadi cache, and sooner or later that will expire.
21 There was no warning, no dialog, no notification. Just a pile of mail
22 disappeared. Akonadi/nepomuk/kmail/virtuoso/soprano/strigi didn't do
23 it's usual stunt of observing that my mouse pointer had moved and
24 consume 200% of cpu at load 11 for 30 minutes while it reindexed
25 everything. It appears to have just chucked 2GB of pim data away.
27 Need I mention that NOT chucking pim data away is it's primary design
28 goal (or should be).
30 Now finally after 3 years, I understand what all the other ex-KDE
31 users are on about - this is a stinking pile of bloatcrap and a
32 solution to a problem that actually does not exist.
34 To say that I'm pissed off is putting it mildly.
35 Tomorrow morning I will decide if KDE4 itself is to be the next
36 casualty.
41 --
42 alan dot mckinnon at gmail dot com


Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-user] Akonadi loses mails Michael Schreckenbauer <grimlog@×××.de>
Re: [gentoo-user] Akonadi loses mails Alex Schuster <wonko@×××××××××.org>
Re: [gentoo-user] Akonadi loses mails Volker Armin Hemmann <volkerarmin@××××××××××.com>