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Re: kmail crashes pretty often - how can I help debug the cause?

Hi Christoph,

On Sunday 03 December 2006 16:22, Christoph Haas wrote:
> Kevin, thanks for your reply.
> On Sunday 03 December 2006 15:55, Kevin Krammer wrote:

> > It might help to use disconnected (cached) IMAP instead, in case you
> > currently use normal IMAP.
> Doesn't that mean I can only access mails that have been fetched and cached
> on my local disk? I can't access the IMAP server then any more, right? Not
> really a solution.

Well, the access is decoupled, i.e. changes are "synchronized" between server 
and local cache.
If your update interval is 1 minute, you will get all mails no later than 1 
minutes after they actually arrived.

> > I have to admit that most of my email traffic is POP3 based, but I am
> > using disconnected IMAP for about two years on a low traffic university
> > account and it never acted badly.
> I'm maintaining a lot of Debian and other mailing list mails through kmail.
> That's pretty high-volume indeed (1000-2000 mails per day). I was
> recommended to install kdepim-dbg and kdelibs-dbg by Sune Vuorela and will
> try that to produce better crash information.

I get about the same amount of mails I guess (~30 mailinglist), but as I said 
all from POP3 servers.


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring

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