Kmail does Something Strange
On Sunday 02 December 2007, Richard Ibbotson wrote:
> Hello there
> I've got a minor bug in Kmail 1.9.7. *KDE 3.5.8 and Etch stable. *Was
> wondering whether someone could help me out.
> If I 'cd' to....
> and do 'ls -a' there is nothing in this folder or in tmp or new. But,
> when I open Kmail there is a message entitled "Unknown" with no
> subject which cannot be deleted by Kmail. *Perhaps this is something
> to do with a lockfile of some sort ?
Most likely an out-of-sync index file.
If you display hidden file, there should be .inbox.index and related files.
Make sure KMail is not running and then delete the index files. KMail will
create new ones on startup.