can't read mail when I change mail database location.

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

MailNews Core
Database
RESOLVED EXPIRED
15 years ago
10 years ago

People

(Reporter: arsee, Assigned: Bienvenu)

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows 2000

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Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; zh-TW; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040113
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; zh-TW; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040113

I have 2 discs. one for execution(c:) the other for databse(d:).
The mail/news program default directory created in C disc, and also mail
database also created in same disc.
I plan mail database in D disc to avoid when C disc crashed.
When I copy mail database files to D disc and change it path,seems mail program
can read database.
But when I erased mail database files and then replaced "Old Mail Database",it
can't read mail.
It means all of my old mail become trash....god!


Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.setup mozilla to C disc
2.copy "Old Mail Database Files"(ever been served months ago) to another disc 
(Not C: device) and directory
3.change mail database path to item 1 path above
4.you will see the problem

Actual Results:  
Mail Program Can't Read Old Mail Database,All of Old Mails Will Lost
And Become Trash.

Expected Results:  
Let mail program can read old mail database like MS Outlook Express
(Assignee)

Comment 1

15 years ago
afaik, this works fine - are you sure you set the directory correctly? Did you
copy the directories correctly?

Updated

15 years ago
Summary: can't read mail when I chang mail database location. → can't read mail when I change mail database location.
Product: MailNews → Core
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
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