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Re: Evolution throwing away emails for one of my accounts ?



On Thu, 2009-03-12 at 17:22 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-03-12 at 12:58 -0600, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> > I found the problem:
> > 
> > evolution-mail-Message: Error occurred while existing dialogue active:
> > Cannot append message to mbox
> > file: /home/xxx/.evolution/mail/local/Inbox: File too large
> > DB Operation ended. Time Taken : 0.167074
> > 
> > I checked an my inbox file is 2GB in size.  Evolution didn't warn me
> > or anything.
> 
> In which case you should complain to http://bugzilla.gnome.org (but
> check first because this error rings a bell and may already have been
> reported).
> 
> To reduce the size of your Inbox, move stuff to subfolders.

Yeah, I did this.

>  Don't forget
> to Expunge (or Empty Trash) to make sure the space is really freed. In
> fact if you aren't in the habit of doing that, just run Expunge on your
> Inbox folder and see if it reduces; it might be full of ancient deleted
> messages.

I didn't know this was necessary.  Interesting.




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