Re: [Evolution] Restoring mails and settings from backup

On Mon, 2014-01-27 at 18:46 +0100, Francesco Porro wrote:
So I decided to copy the whole .config/ and the whole .local/ trees from
the backup, and in this way it worked! All mails and settings back where
the was.
Could this mean there is something else needed to restore your Evolution
like it was before?

You cannot replace files that are open.  Especially in the case of DConf
which mmaps (memory maps) its files, replacing such files while 'live'
will certainly not work.

Adam Tauno Williams <mailto:awilliam whitemice org> GPG D95ED383
Systems Administrator, Python Developer, LPI / NCLA

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