Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 143265
Message disappears until restart
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:57 EST
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Description of problem:
I have a few folders, some have lots of messages, one has none.
I drag a message from a folder with lots of message to the folder with
none. I switch to that folder, and can see the message.
I drag the message back to the folder with lots, and switch to that
There are a lot of messages in the folder, so I run a search on the
The message isn't found.
I restart Evolution, and try again. I find the message.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
This is an "apparent data loss bug", so maybe "normal" is the wrong
What type of store is the folder using (local/IMAP etc?)
Which version of evolution?
I can't reproduce this as the original bug, but I do have a similar
problem. Let me know if you want a new bug.
Local store. evolution-2.0.2-3.
1. Empty Trash, restart Evolution. Check Trash is still empty (it
wasn't for me, did it twice).
2. Create new sub-folder under Inbox, move two e-mails from Inbox to
3. Now move them back to the Inbox, and delete them from there.
4. Check Trash - there should be two e-mails.
I see six.
Dragging from Trash to undelete seems to behave oddly too.
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security
updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please reopen and
reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security issue and
hasn't been resolved in the current FC5 updates or in the FC6 test
release, reopen and change the version to match.
(reporter moved to FC5)
(urg. the "I am providing the requested information..." checkbox doesn't always
Is this problem still present in Fedora Core 6 or later?
I still get a copy of an e-mail in my trash whenever it moves folders.
The other behaviour is gone.
The distribution against which this bug was reported is no longer supported,
could you please reproduce this with the updated version of the currently
supported distribution (Fedora Core 6, or Fedora 7, or Rawhide)? If this issue
turns out to still be reproducible, please let us know in this bug report. If
after a month's time we have not heard back from you, we will have to close this
bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA.
Setting status to NEEDINFO, and awaiting information from the reporter.
Thanks in advance.
(In reply to comment #9)
> I still get a copy of an e-mail in my trash whenever it moves folders.
> The other behaviour is gone.
This is not a bug -- trash is not real folder, but just vfolder containing all
removed messages. Just press Ctrl-E (or from menu click on Folder/Purge) and all
these messages are gone.