Bug 67433 - Errata update for evolution doesn't save mailbox settings
Summary: Errata update for evolution doesn't save mailbox settings
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: evolution   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2002-06-25 03:31 UTC by James Antill
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-11 19:50:47 UTC
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Description James Antill 2002-06-25 03:31:37 UTC
Description of Problem:

 If you upgrade to the evolution-1.0.3-6 update and then create a new user and
get that user to configure evolution to read email. Then the settings will not
be saved when evolution shuts down, and the config-mail dialog will popup
everytime you start.
 Note that if you ls -ul ~/evolution/config then the Maildir files will not have
been read when you restarted.
 If you rpm -e evolution, and then rpm -Uvh evolution-1.0.3-4.i386.rpm ... then
when you configure the mail settings then next time you restart everything will
work as normal (and I presume upgrading to the errata will still work (as it did
before when I installed 7.3), but I haven't tried that yet). 

 Note that the ~/evolution/config.xmldb file had this in it when I downgraded
and configured...

    <entry name="maildir__home_jo_Maildir_#." type="boolean" value="0"/>

...and that not being there is presumably the problem (in fact the whole  
<section path="/Mail/Threads"> wasn't there when configuring on 1.0.3-6).

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How Reproducible:
 It happened everytime I restarted evolution, I haven't created any new users
yet ... it'll be a week or so before I can even do that.

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-08-11 19:50:43 UTC
I haven't seen this here... can you still reproduce?

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2002-09-20 20:39:16 UTC
Closing due to inactivity

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