[Users] randomly parts of claws configuration get corrupted

Steve Litt slitt at troubleshooters.com
Wed Feb 15 12:35:35 CET 2012

On Wed, 15 Feb 2012 11:22:07 +0000
Paul <claws at thewildbeast.co.uk> wrote:

> On Wed, 15 Feb 2012 05:35:54 -0500
> Steve Litt <slitt at troubleshooters.com> wrote: 
> > Ouch! I use ext4 exclusively.
> > 
> > Can I safely assume that if my emails all reside in a maildir tree
> > controlled by dovecot IMAP, Claws-Mail won't destroy my actual
> > emails, but only its own configuration?
> Claws Mail does not destroy emails. You're safe. The
> updating/rewriting of Claws' config files is a totally different
> matter from mail files.
> Let me clarify, the ext4 known issues are not in relation to Claws
> Mail, but are in relation to any data on an ext4 filesystem. It's not
> a Claws+ext4 issue, it's just an ext4 issue.
> with regards
> Paul

Thanks Paul,

Where can I find out more about the Ext4 data corruption issues? Like
I said, both my main box and my backup server are exclusively ext4.



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