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Re: Evolution Unmatched folder changed behaviour

On Thu, 2008-10-30 at 14:18 +1100, Simon Slater wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 21:54 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > > That's the curious thing, the 'unmatched' emails are in unfiltered
> > > folders created under On this Computer, the bulk have been moved out
> > of
> > > the Inbox folder to others for reference.  Shouldn't the Unmatched
> > > folder display those from Inbox?
> > 
> > Impossible to say without looking at the specific filters, e.g. it
> > might
> > make a difference if they do or don't include "Stop Processing" as the
> > last action, if a search is on Match or Don't Match, etc.
> > 
> Are these under the properties of the search folder?

Yes (but the terms are Is and Isn't rather than Match and No Match).

> > You do realize that Unmatched is not a real folder, right? All the
> > mails
> > you see there are in real folders. 
> I understand that, I think previous versions called them virtual
> folders.

Correct. I actually prefer the older term but there you are.

> > If you want to see where they are,
> > right-click on the header line in the message list pane and select Add
> > Column, then Location.
> > 
> 	What the ...  I've just added the location column to the Unmatched
> folder and now no emails are shown!  Yet the top of the side pane shows
> 167 unread and 3751 total!  Inbox is showing 5 unread and 10 total, so
> the Unmatched is looking now at my storage folders when it used to look
> at inbox.
> 	Yesterday the computer hung and I had to reboot.  Perhaps Evo didn't
> like that.  Time for an update or re-install maybe.

Looks like Evo is out of sync (it happens). You don't need to reinstall,
just delete the index files and let it rebuild them. They have names
like MyFolder.{cmeta, ev-summary, ev-summary-meta, ibex.index,
ibex.index.data} under /.evolution/mail/...


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