[MlMt] MailMate crashes on launch

Christoph Lukas clukas at gmail.com
Wed Mar 17 18:57:43 UTC 2010

On 17.03.2010, at 09:36, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:

> On 17 Mar 2010, at 1:12, Christoph Lukas wrote:
>> I downloaded the latest beta of MailMate, but it keeps crashing on > launch.
>> The main window spawns for a second, I can move it around but can't > use any UI elements.
>> I've attached the OS X generated crash-report.
> Thanks! It is caused by a bug in my code for reading Thunderbird preference files. Naturally, it should not crash and I'll review the code in a moment.
>> How can I make it work?
> You can either wait for the next beta where I expect to have fixed the problem or you can temporarily move/rename your Thunderbird Preferences folder. It is located in:
> 	~/Library/Thunderbird
> MailMate reads files such as (based on entries in Profiles.ini):
> 	~/Library/Thunderbird/Profiles/z8cwzc0i.default/prefs.js
> The 'z8cwzc0i'-part is a random string.
> It would be helpful if you send me your prefs.js file(s). If you do, then remember to send it off-list and anonymize anything you do not want me to see (the files do *not* contain any passwords).
I have checked my (very old) prefs.js file and it was littered with all kinds of old settings,
so I created a new one and MailMate can import from that file.
I will send you the old prefs.js.

> And thanks for sending the first message to this list :-)
My pleasure! :-)
Thank you for taking the time to reply.
I am very excited about this new email client.
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> Benny
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Christoph Lukas

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