Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 637434
Kmail trouble starting under Gnome
Last modified: 2015-02-17 08:24:18 EST
Description of problem:
Kmail takes two attempts to start under Gnome desktop.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Log in to Gnome desktop
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Log in to Gnome desktop
Kmail hangs with progress bar "Starting Akonadi Server..."
Akonadi Server self-test box pops up with Nepomuk search service not found.
You've got mail!
Kmail WILL start on the second attempt. What's happening is it takes too long for Nepomuk search service to start and Kmail doesn't see it. A possible solution would be to make Kmail wait longer. A better solution might be to poll D-Bus agian after a few seconds to see if Nepomuk has started? Obviously, I don't know the right way to do this, but maybe somebody who does will sort of get the gist of what I'm talking about...
I'm not sure running KMail within GNOME is common enough an operation to warrant documenting on CommonBugs...
Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
Unfortunately this is quite a common bug in KMail even running from Plasma Desktop caused by several Akonadi failures, see for example https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=238959 or https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=218278.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
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