it's a known bug that happens from time to time, but we were not able to
determine what exactly is causing it. There was a patch for KMail yesterday
,  that was dealing with a slightly different issue, but might fix this
problem too, or at least improve the situation. The patch will be available in
On Wednesday 20 of November 2013 13:35:02 Timothy Murphy wrote:
Sometimes I find that I get the message
"Retrieving Folder Contents Please wait"
on KMail which continues indefinitely,
until I go to the akonadi console,
right-click on the server holding my Maildir
and turn it offline and then online again.
This seems to force KMail to sync the different folders
and stop the message.
Is this a bug?
Or is there anything else I could do?
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