----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam Tauno Williams" <awilliam@open...>
Sent: Thursday, September 10, 2009 6:42 AM
Subject: Re: [Evolution] evolution fails to start
> On Thu, 2009-09-10 at 05:53 -0400, Glen Tupling wrote:
>> I was told this was a list for both Linux AND windows versions, so I am
>> hoping I get better hints than this. I have been using evolution for
>> over a
>> year now without a hitch, six months ago it became my sole email client.
>> can't access any of my old emails and I need them.
> Is this the evolution from <http://www.dipconsultants.com/evolution/> or
> <http://blogs.gnome.org/sragavan/2008/10/03/evolution-224-windows-port/>? > There seem to have been multiple ports over time.
>> Evolution version 2.26.2-2 running on Vista Ultimate SP 2 Message is
>> Evolution.exe failed to start, windows will now close the application. I
>> get the error below in my event viewer, the bugbuddy will not run. Just
>> prior to receiving this error evolution would not show any messages, all
>> folders were greyed out, I could send & receive messages but not view
>> If you want the log file from the event viewer I can post it.
> I haven't had much luck with the Evos-for-Windows - I hope the upcoming
> Bonobo, etc... free builds may be more portable. But I don't know
> anything. It really might be more useful for you to contact the people
> who did the port or to post on the Evolution-hackers list as
> Evo-on-Win32 isn't really mainstream. But please let us know how it
>> > Not really. Unless somebody explicitly promises to offer support for
>> > Evolution on Windows, you are more or less on your own;) If it doesn't
>> > work for you, forget it, and stick to some other mail client. As the
>> > current situation is. nobody is going to bother trying to figure out
>> > the reason to random crashes. Sending log files like the one you
>> > included in your mail to this list is pointless.
> Sadly, for Windows user's there are few, if any, clients with the
> capabilities of Evolution. Evolution is far more than a mail client -
> and other clients [like <shudder>ThunderBird</shudder>] fall very short
> in the other functionality [seriously: what crack head developed TB's
> address book? Gag!].
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