Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 209272
"Select Thread" doesn't actually select the thread
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:45 EST
Description of problem:
If you do Folder -> Select Thread in Evolution, the thread(s) containing the
currently selected message(s) aren't selected.
This upstream maintainer (fejj) is crazy and won't fix this.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
All of them.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Press Ctrl-H or select Folder -> Select Thread
Some weird collection of messages is selected instead of an actual thread.
The actual thread is selected.
Upstream bug is at http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=216485
Current fix is: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/attachment.cgi?id=61803
(Note that this patch requires l10n effort.)
I've added this to my private builds of evo, which also fix bug 187565 (6 months
old, crash) and bug 167805 (13 months old; actually reported elsewhere even
longer ago, severe usability).
It'll be in evolution-2.8.0-7.fc6.dwmw2.2 when that appears later today in my
repo at ftp://ftp.infradead.org/pub/dwmw2-fc6/
I agree that the current behavior is misleading. I've re-raised the issue
upstream to get a second opinion from the current maintainers.
It looks like this has been taken care for Evolution 2.9.
Closing as UPSTREAM since there is an equivalent bug report upstream. I will
continue to track the problem there. Please refer to  for further updates.
Upstream developer claimed to have a patch ready for 2.9, but it doesn't look
like it was ever committed.