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Re: moving email from fc4 to fc5 in evolution



On Sun, 2006-05-14 at 08:18 -0400, Stanley A. Klein wrote:

> 
> I was upgrading from FC3 to FC5.  When I went to import my inbox, with
> about 6 months of recent mail, Evolution crashed.  It didn't crash on
> other mail files of comparable size, just inbox.  I tried various things
> but it crashed repeatedly.  Luckily, I had a machine that I had left at
> FC3 until my other upgrades were completed.  I was able to bring up my
> email inbox on that machine and break it up into smaller pieces that I
> successfully imported.  
> 
> The crashes occurred in the very first part of the import, while
> Evolution was discovering the format of the mail file.
> 
> BTW, Evolution did not recognize my FC3 mail data and there was no way
> to point to it for multi-file import.  I had to do it as individual
> files.

Things like that are why I use imap.


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