Evolution eventually runs out of file handles.

Bug #822530 reported by Chris Halse Rogers on 2011-08-08
This bug affects 1 person
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evolution (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Evolution seems to have a file handle leak. After running for a day or so (with some time suspended) it raises an error:
"Cannot open maildir directory path: /home/chris/.local/share/evolution/mail/local/.: Too many open files". This happens consistently given sufficient time, although I've not pinned down the minimum time it takes.

After this message occurs, Evolution is ususable. Any attempt to access mail results in a "Cannot access database" error.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: evolution 3.1.4-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-7.9-generic 3.0.0
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-7-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Aug 8 15:43:27 2011
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/evolution
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Alpha amd64 (20110730)
 PATH=(custom, user)
SourcePackage: evolution
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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