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|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] "No Subject" BUG in Kmail - Watch Out!!!!
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Subject: Re: [hangout] "No Subject" BUG in Kmail - Watch Out!!!!
From: Ruben Safir
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On Fri, 2004-07-23 at 19:25, swd wrote:
> I horrible bug exists in Kmail! I lost ALL of my 150+ existing emails
> Watch Out!
> If this happens to you - DO NOT OPEN KMAIL AND DO NOT RETRIEVE ANY EMAIL FROM
> THE SERVER - until you remove all the *.index.* files in the /Mail directory.
> Here is what happened to me:
> Yesterday, July 22, I opened Kmail. Kmail defaults to highlight the bottom
> email in the window. The message highlighted Subject line now said, "No
> Subject". The entire message - and I mean every field - disappeared. All the
> information/data was gone from the email message.
> Naturally, I closed and re-opened Kmail a number of times. Of course, the
> bottom item was highlighted and read, "No Subject". I did this about 10 times
> including rebooting and rechecking the email messages.
> At this point I had lost about 20 important emails.
> Eventually, I lost all my emails.
> After searching the internet the "fix" i found was to delete all the
> *.index.* files in the Mail directory.
> I deleted every *.index.* file and now my email messages don't automatically
> revert to "No Subject" messages.
> Windows has VIRUSES that destruct.
> Linux has BUGS that destruct.
> Aren't VIRUSES and BUGS the same damn thing?
> I intend to get to the bottom of this.
> P.S. SIAC in downtown Brooklyn seems to be hiring. I just got a job there!
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