No, my problem is not fixed. Like so many times before, it seems to work for a
while. But then I click on one of my mail groups and it just sits saying it's
updating (or something like that) forever.
Neal Becker wrote:
OK, after quitting/restarting kmail a couple of times - could it be
Did you find the magic key? Seems to be working - but I'd better test for a
couple of days - I've been fooled this way before.
Neal Becker wrote:
> Sounds like maybe this was causing my problems too. But after making the
> change, I have another problem, which is when I start kmail, now I get:
> fetch job error: unable to fetch item from backend
> While kmail appears to be trying to update inbox.
> Rick Sewill wrote:
>> I have a suspicion regarding the kmail "Retrieving Folder Contents - Please
>> wait ..." problem.
>> I started getting this problem recently.
>> It was happening on a folder where imap is used with gmail.com
>> I changed one of the imap parameters, on gmail.com
>> and for the moment, the problem disappeared.
>> I went to the "Forwarding and POP/IMAP" Setting in gmail.com
>> found the "When I mark a message in IMAP as deleted:" setting,
>> and changed the setting
>> from "Auto-Expunge on - Immediately update the server. (default)"
>> to "Auto-Expunge off - Wait for the client to update the server."
>> If other people are also having problems with kmail and use imap with
, could they also check this setting and change it.
>> I would like to know if changing this setting made my problem go away,
>> or if my problem went away for some other reason.
>> I am using kdepim-220.127.116.11-5.fc15.x86_64.
>> If this change affects the problem, perhaps kmail is locally caching
>> information from the gmail.com
server, and the information is getting out of
>> sync, and kmail is trying to use stale information.
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