Re: Confusing message from notmuch-maildir-fcc-with-notmuch-insert

Subject: Re: Confusing message from notmuch-maildir-fcc-with-notmuch-insert

Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2022 09:11:07 -0600

To:, David Bremner, Carl Worth, Notmuch List


From: Miguel Bernabeu

I have encountered that message several times, and in my case, just creating the directory is not a good solution. My use case is that I have several email accounts in the same notmuch database that I want to treat separately (personal gmail, personal non-gmail, work...). I encounter this error when I manually change the sending address (it defaults to the one used most often) and then the FCC does not match properly. I use the error to signal that I should edit the FCC line as well.

This was an accident, as I did not originally intend to use the error to catch my mistakes and sometimes it cannot detect that. But just creating extra directories would be worse from my POV. I do agree a clearer error message would be helpful (it took me a while to figure out the email is actually sent before the error and I should not resend).

Thanks for all your combined efforts!
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