[Evolution] Bug#795287: evolution-data-server: Cannot connect to gmail account any longer

Svante Signell srs at kth.se
Thu Sep 10 15:33:17 UTC 2015

On Thu, 2015-09-10 at 14:55 +0200, Svante Signell wrote:
> On Fri, 2015-09-04 at 16:41 +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> > Version: 3.16.5-1
> > Control: found 795287 3.16.3-1 
> The problematic account was created a long time ago: Now when upgrading
> to 3.16.5-1 the following errors are written out when starting evo:
> Failed to connect to 'n.n at gmail.com'
> Cannot find a corresponding account in the org.gnome.OnlineAccounts
> service from which to obtain a password for 'n.n at gmail.com'
> Failed to connect account "n.n at gmail.com".
> The reported error was "Source 'n.n at gmail.com' doesn't support prompt
> for credentials".
> Removing that account in preferences and setting it up again does not
> feel nice, even if the gmail account is using IMAP. I'm inclined to
> reopen this serious bug. Or maybe its time to switch to another MUA?

FYI: I did create a new account for the gmail address and checked if it
was OK: It was :) Then I could happily remove the old account and rename
the new to the old name. All is fine for now.

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