[MlMt] duplicate messages on move to other mailbox

Jason Davies ophiochoslists at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 09:39:20 EDT 2015

ok, let's start worknig this out. More information:

1) This occurs when one machine is not running as often as when it 
isn't. So it's not a race situation.
2) Mailmate only selects a very small number (5%?) of these as 
duplicates from the menu so it thinks they are different messages. Does 
this rule out the risk aversion factor of interruption?

3) I've now verified it happens when I move the message manually and no 
rules are being applied.

You seem to say I would have to 'catch' it in the activity monitor but 
that doesn't stay at the end for than a fraction of a second.

This is making Mailmate completely unusable for me, unfortunately, as I 
rely on marking messages read for my to-do workflow. Obviously, 
duplicates that I have to remove manually destroy that as I then 
encounter another unread version...

If there's a way to track it and diagnose, I'd be grateful. I'm tempted 
to uninstall and do a fresh one (annoying but less annoying than the 



Dr Jason Davies

On 23 Oct 2015, at 14:14, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:

> If two installs of MailMate have the same rules to move messages then 
> there is a race condition. Moving a message is not quite an atomic 
> action
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