Frequent evolution crashes anyone?

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at
Mon Jan 7 09:21:01 UTC 2013

>> Ankur, as I replied to Chris, I do it crash occasionally, but doesn't
>> sound like anything as frequent as yours. Though one type of bug I run
>> into every so often with Evo is that it will crash every time I select
>> some specific mail that it obviously has trouble parsing. It's usually
>> pretty obvious when that's going on, and I just use some other client to
>> read and then delete or move that mail, so Evo doesn't choke on it
>> again.
> Unfortunately, it's crashing way to frequently for me. If you look at abrt's
> report on bugzilla, you'll find 4 recent comments from my system. I'm
> replying from the gmail web interface because evolution would crash every
> time I hit reply in it. I don't think it's a specific email. It's crashing
> whenever I try to do anything.
> I'm using:
> - Gmail set up using online accounts, so should be IMAP. Calendars, address
> books also set up.
> - A windows live mail account also using IMAP
> I've been using this throughout F17 and it was perfectly okay a few days
> ago. My system is up to date with updates-testing:
> [ankur at dhcppc1  ~]$ rpm -qa | egrep evolution
> evolution-data-server-3.6.2-3.fc18.x86_64
> evolution-help-3.6.2-3.fc18.noarch
> evolution-mapi-3.6.2-1.fc18.x86_64
> evolution-3.6.2-3.fc18.x86_64
> evolution-ews-3.6.1-1.fc18.x86_64
> [ankur at dhcppc1  ~]$
> There isn't an update for evolution-ews available:
> Here's what abrt says:

And bang, I spoke to soon and just ran up my mail and hit this too, it
was running without issue on Friday so I'm going to see what might
have affected this in the interim.


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