Bug 383367 - Wallet (custom password storages) cannot be opened after upgrade to Plasma5
Summary: Wallet (custom password storages) cannot be opened after upgrade to Plasma5
Status: REPORTED
Alias: None
Product: kwalletmanager
Classification: Unclassified
Component: general (show other bugs)
Version: 17.04
Platform: Other Linux
: NOR normal (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Valentin Rusu
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Reported: 2017-08-10 17:49 UTC by Gregor Mi
Modified: 2017-08-10 20:00 UTC (History)
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Description Gregor Mi 2017-08-10 17:49:48 UTC
I use KWallet with a custom wallet to store an encrypted list of secret passwords.

After upgrade to openSUSE Tumbleweed which brought the latest Plasma5 I noticed that my custom wallet disappeared.

I was just about to report a bug when I found out the solution which I document here:

1) Kill kwalletd5 (that prevented the old .kwl files to be loaded)
2) Open the old kwalletmanager (which accesses the path ~/.kde4/share/apps/kwallet/ which contains the custom .kwl files)
3a) KWallet(4) now shows the original list of password storages
3b) Open the custom storage, copy contents to clipboard
4) Open kwalletmanager5, create a new password storage (which is now stored in ~/.local/share/kwalletd/) and paste content.

I wonder if this migration was supposed to work automatically without the described intervention.