Bug 142601 - upgrade removed all "important" marks from messages
Summary: upgrade removed all "important" marks from messages
Status: RESOLVED NOT A BUG
Alias: None
Product: kmail
Classification: Applications
Component: general (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Platform: Debian testing Linux
: NOR normal (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: kdepim bugs
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Reported: 2007-03-06 15:29 UTC by Olivier Vitrat
Modified: 2009-08-05 12:49 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Olivier Vitrat 2007-03-06 15:29:54 UTC
Version:            (using KDE KDE 3.5.3)
Installed from:    Debian testing/unstable Packages

This has been reported in Debian BTS at http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=378804

I work with a large inbox, with some messages in it marked "important"
for future reference. Once before, after upgrading, I found that all
my important messages were unmarked; this time, I caught the process
red-handed.
Comment 1 Thomas McGuire 2007-03-08 13:09:30 UTC
Are you using IMAP?
If so, this could be the same as in bug #117429, point 3).
I think all flags, be it important, unread or todo, are handled by the same system. 
Comment 2 Shai 2007-03-11 08:58:06 UTC
Hi. It was I who reported the bug on Debian BTS; thanks for your attention.

And no, three times:

1) The folder where I had "important" marks disappear was (and still is) a POP3 one.

2) The damaging upgrade was within the 3.5 series.

3) I did not experience anything as global as "all messages marked ??", just the "important" marks went away.

As I said, this happened some times during kmail 3.5 upgrades; unless there were format changes during this phase, I think this is a Debian-KDE bug, not a KDE bug.

Regards,
Shai.
Comment 3 Martin Koller 2009-08-05 12:49:28 UTC
"I think this is a Debian-KDE bug, not a KDE bug" ... let's close it