Kmail on 4.8.3, Fedora 17 is constantly closing due to a segfault 11

Victor B. Gonzalez fedoraproject at
Sun Jun 10 05:04:02 UTC 2012

On Sunday, June 10, 2012 07:32:25 AM you wrote:
> On Sunday 10 June 2012 00:25:02 fedoraproject at wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I went through a session a couple hours ago and must have seen about 20
> > segfault 11's. I am not kidding, it's no exaggeration, I really needed to
> > do something important and I needed Kmail. I really needed it.
> > 
> > I lived with these constant crashes and in fact, I've probably avoided
> > using my client because of them, up until the moment, I have no choice. I
> > won't write up a bug report because I can't reliably repeat them.
> > 
> > I don't even have an idea about why I am writing this, I guess I am hoping
> > for a miracle. I want to keep using Kmail but I am near my wits end.
> > 
> > Any ideas on what could be causing Kmail to crash.. a lot?
> Try this...
> Disable nepomuk.... reboot..  renable nepomuk... reboot. See if that clears
> things up. It did for me....
> Sorry for the Windowsish suggestion.
> Eli

I disabled Nepomuk and rebooted. I launched Kmail and I got an error (unable 
to fetch item from backend), I restarted Kmail and then tried repeating what I 
was doing earlier to cause so many segfaults.

I can't say step for step what I am doing but the general idea is, filtering 
the inbox for messages, then going through HTML messages and clicking on 

Boom Segfault 11. That was my first and I know I have no need to dig further.

I am obsessed with using Kmail because I want as much of the KDE experience I 
can have, I love some of the principles but this is becoming too much :(

Best Regards
Victor B. Gonzalez

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