Kmail unreliable with Gmail since 17.08
Happy new year every body :)
I've experienced lots of issues with Kmail since 17.08.
This might be related to <https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?
It might be related too with the new support for Oauth: there were no oauth
1- Difficulties to retrieve mails from Gmail
Gmail accounts mails are usually no longer retrieved. (that is, mails sent to
gmail accounts of mine).
Akonadictl restart seems sufficient to fix that.
I haven't observed relevant error messages.
Beside maybe this one:
org.kde.pim.imapresource: Session login cancelled
(There are plenty of error messages, but they remain, even when mails start
When oauth wasn't implemented, I had no issues with gmail, ever.
2- cpu usage surges
I often, but not quite as often as above, have cpu usage surges like so:
mysqld 45%; akonadiserver 30%; akonadi_maildir 15%; kmail 10%
The surge doesn't drop down by itself.
akonadictl restart is sometimes enough to fix it.
Sometimes a system reboot is all I've found to help.
3- "critical security alert" from Google
I've got a bad security alert from Google from using Kmail, which never