Problem with evolution after migrating to FC11
shridhar.sahukar at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 07:09:48 UTC 2009
> Message: 18
> Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2009 09:14:50 -0430
> From: "Patrick O'Callaghan" <pocallaghan at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Problem with evolution after migrating to FC11
> To: fedora-list at redhat.com
> Message-ID: <1246887890.18046.63.camel at bree.homelinux.com>
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> On Mon, 2009-07-06 at 12:02 +0530, Shridhar Sahukar wrote:
> > 3. wrt suggestion from poc, I dont find any option like "Always check
> > for
> > new mails in this folder" for any folder. Under folder properties
> > dialogue I
> > see only one option - "Index message body data" which is checked by
> > default.
> > Not sure what this option means, and if it has any relevance to my
> > problem.
> What you describe looks like the case for local mail (which has fewer
> per-folder options than IMAP).
> > Let me recapture the problem again:
> > Whenever evolution downloads a new mail, it is filtering it properly
> > into
> > the destination sub folder. But the folder name doesnt get highlighted
> > with
> > new mail notification. However, if I go and click on the corresponding
> > folder, immediately the folder name gets highlighted with number of
> > unread
> > mails. So the highlighting of folder with number of unread mails is
> > not
> > happening automatically. Due to this, I wont know if any new mail as
> > arrived
> > unless I go and click on each of the folders.
> This is new information. You hadn't mentioned that the unread count
> appears when you visit the folder. Which exact version of Evo are you
> using? The current stable version for Fedora is 2.26.2, but some earlier
> versions did have a problem such as you describe. Do a "yum update
> evolution" to make sure you're up to date.
> Also, Evo 2.26 uses an SQL database for indexing, whcih *can* sometimes
> get corrupted. A few days ago I posted a short script to deal with this,
> but here it is again:
> cd ~/.evolution/mail/
> for i in `find . -name folders.db`
> echo "Rebuilding Table $i"
> sqlite3 $i "vacuum;"
> Do this only after shutting down Evo completely (evolution
> --force-shutdown). It will make Evo reindex all your mail when you
> restart it.
Thanks for the help. But it didnt solve the problem.
I think some of the folders were corrupted after I imported them into
evolution, which might have been causing the problem.
I just reinstalled the whole fedora 11 on my laptop, started evolution and
imported all the old mails again. Now its working fine.
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