[Users] Action in Windows doesn't react

Ricardo Mones ricardo at mones.org
Mon Nov 26 14:33:12 CET 2012


On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 06:56:29PM +0100, Egbert Bouwman wrote:
> Hello,
> An action script for claws-mail works well under debian-linux,
> but when transported to windows 7 I don't see anything happen.
> The script is python; it asks (with tkinter) for an 4-digit number,
> modifies the subject of a selected message with that number,
> and re-sends the message.
> Everything seems to be all-right under windows:
> python and claws-mail are installed, and I have definded the action
> exactly as under linux:
>     Nummer: \bas\exe\clawsub.py %f
> The action-icon 'Nummer' is in the task bar.
> when I start the script in a command window, outside claws-mail,
> with eg '\bas\exe\clawsub.py filename_of_downloaded_message'
> it behaves as expected and desired.
> In claws-mail nothing visible happens: no tk-widget and no traceback,
> no other messages. Maybe these other messages are in some log,
> but I don't know where I can find them. Windows is very much
> unknown territory for me.

  Try to use absolute paths for the python interpreter and the script,
something like: X:\whatever\python.exe Y:\whatever\clawsub.py %f

  If paths contain spaces you may also need to quote them correcly IIRC.

  Ricardo Mones 
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