[MlMt] empty INBOX.txt on Desktop

Lars Ippich mail at lars-ippich.de
Fri Oct 16 11:02:34 EDT 2015

On 16 Oct 2015, at 16:54, Anthony Townsend wrote:

> any reason why MailMate keeps writing an empty 
> MailMate_mail.webfaction.com_INBOX.txt (my smtp host) to the Desktop?

Just guessing, but this might be related to the following behaviour?

> From: Benny Kjær Nielsen <mailinglist at freron.com>
> To: MailMate Users <mailmate at lists.freron.com>
> Subject: Re: [MlMt] Connection log files on the Desktop
> Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2015 21:45:45 +0200
> On 12 Oct 2015, at 21:29, Eric A. Meyer wrote:
>> Recently, I've started seeing Mailmate connection log files dropped 
>> onto my Desktop, apparently one per mailbox that had a connection 
>> problem.
>> [...]
>> Any suggestions as to why they're on my desktop, and how to relocate 
>> them? [...]
> It's a bug in the public release. At some point I was playing with an 
> idea of automatically generating a log file when certain types of 
> issues were encountered (typically server bugs). I accidentally left 
> this code enabled and I didn't notice because my own server is 
> apparently too stable to trigger these log files. (Ironically, the 
> content of these log files isn't useful in most cases.)
> The best you can do is to fetch the latest test release: Hold down ⌥ 
> when clicking “Check Now” in the Software Update preferences pane. 
> I'll probably have to make a new public release, but I'm not sure when 
> that's going to happen (it's a school holiday this week in Denmark).

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