[Evolution] Bug#640851: local mail spool still unaccessible with evo 3.4.4.-1

Michael Banck mbanck at debian.org
Fri Nov 23 21:05:05 UTC 2012

severity 640851 important
tags 640851 unreproducible


On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 11:34:52AM +0200, Svante Signell wrote:
> I was waiting for the latest bugfix release to see if the local mailbox
> spool problem was solved. Unfortunately it was not :( Local mails are
> delivered to /var/mail/<username> and these are the settings used for
> the local mail account in evo. However, evo looks for this mailbox file
> at  ~/.local/share/evolution/mail/<some_strange_directory_name>
> containing the following files: INBOX.ibex.index.data, INBOX.ibex.index,
> INBOX.cmeta, folders.db

As discussed with upstream, this is not true.
> Removing these files and restarting evo does not help: evo complains
> about: "Summary and folder mismatch, even after a sync"
> In the settings the local account is flagged as of type spool and for
> Receiving Email the setting is: Standard Unix mbox spool file.

I cannot reproduce this, it appears to be a local problem on your part.

Did you try the advice in


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