Don't ship movemail.rdf on the Mac

RESOLVED FIXED in Thunderbird2.0

Status

Thunderbird
General
RESOLVED FIXED
11 years ago
3 years ago

People

(Reporter: Scott MacGregor, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)

Tracking

({fixed1.8.1.2})

Thunderbird2.0
x86
Windows XP
fixed1.8.1.2

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(Assignee)

Description

11 years ago
Now that the RDF files can be installed via extensions for the account manager, I'd like to turn off movemail for the mac. if the demand is there we can ship it as an extension. I think the dotmac and gmail rdf files are going to be much more useful for most users.

We'll leave movemail on for unix
(Assignee)

Comment 1

11 years ago
Created attachment 250419 [details] [diff] [review]
the fix

don't define MOZ_MOVEMAIL in configure.in for the Mac.
(Assignee)

Updated

11 years ago
Attachment #250419 - Flags: superreview?(bienvenu)

Comment 2

11 years ago
Comment on attachment 250419 [details] [diff] [review]
the fix

this will probably make a few folks unhappy, but anyone who can set up movemail can drop the rdf file in the right place :-)
Attachment #250419 - Flags: superreview?(bienvenu) → superreview+
(Assignee)

Updated

10 years ago
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Keywords: fixed1.8.1.2
Resolution: --- → FIXED

Updated

10 years ago
Depends on: 379705

Comment 3

10 years ago
Movemail does not work in the official Mac builds even with movemail.rdf installed in the right place. It *does* work if you reverse this patch and make a custom build. IOW, this patch makes it impossible to use movemail on the Mac, rather than simply hiding the functionality. I take it that the latter is what was intended?

Comment 4

10 years ago
I can also confirm that Movemail does not work on MacOS X, even with the movemail.rdf in "/Applications/Thunderbird.app/Contents/MacOS/isp"

Was there good reason why this was taken out? Removing this has caused a bit of an inconvenience.

Comment 5

3 years ago
I also need the ability to access my OSX mail spool in Thunderbird, as I'm doing a lot of development involving postfix, and don't want to use an external mail server for testing, especially when offline.

At least please point to the location of a working .rdf file so that those who need it can re-enable this functionality. 

Thanks
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