Yet another kmail mystery

Man-Chicken manchicken at
Wed Feb 14 13:37:17 UTC 2007

I've heard of a lot of folks having trouble with gmail, I figured that this 
was a gmail problem.  I haven't been able to reproduce this problem except 
when one of my mail hosts went down.

On Wednesday 14 February 2007 03:08:04 Donn wrote:
> Hello again,
> It seems most of my questions relate to kmail... This one might not be
> kmail's fault at all. Here it is:
> I have gmail pop setup in kmail so that I can manage things from kmail and
> not via a browser. I also have another email addy with my ISP. When I
> press "Check Mail In" (or when it does it every 10 minutes) it works most
> of the time.
> Sometimes the "gmail in" step will stop with the little progress bar (on
> the bottom right) showing 100%. It will stay like this for hours.
> Sometimes, when I'm busy, I won't notice this and a whole day goes past
> with seemingly no email. When I go to kmail and cancel the "gmail in"
> process (from the control at bottom right) and then press the "check mail
> in" button it will suddenly see many messages and start fetching them. This
> happens a lot overnight.
> None of this happens with the local pop ISP email address.
> What could be causing this infinite loop as kmail seemingly pauses
> endlessly or cannot disconnect from gmail? And is there a way to force
> kmail to cancel a "check in" if it does not finish after a few minutes?
> /d

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