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



On Thu, 2009-03-12 at 21:07 -0700, Craig White 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.
> ----
> I have to say that I am confused because I remember you saying that the
> problem was with a gmail account which should have been imap and in the
> imap subdirectory and not the local subdirectory.

I don't access my gmail that way... although I suppose I could.  I
configure every account as a POP server and download all my emails to a
local file on my machine.

> As indicated above, you have an INBOX like a cesspool and you don't
> break it down into subdirectories which is really what you need to do
> and not allow your INBOX or any subdirectory to get that big.

If you read my initial post, you would note that I have about 25 email
folders that all my mail gets sorted into.  All the unsorted email, ie
general stuff, ends up in Inbox.  There is no "cesspool" in my system.
I find the filters in Evolution work very well.  That is why I use it. 


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