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How to deal with log files in the overwrite folder?

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I'm getting log files generated in my overwrite folder every time I start up the game:

 

 

 

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Since ModOrganizer throws a warning whenever there are files in the overwrite folder, I'd prefer to have MO ignore them. Is there any way to configure MO to ignore these log files, or did I install the mods that generate these log files wrong? If I did install them incorrectly, how can I install them so they won't affect the overwrite folder?

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I'm not sure those are "unimportant" log files, .json are usually data/configuration files, the "MovedFiles" file may be important as well. My advice is: create a mod from overwrite (right-click) and called it something like "_overwrite". This will move those files to that new mod and when they get changed/recreated they should remain in that mod.

 

Now the MO warning about "files in your overwrite folder" will alarm you of new files in overwrite and you can again make an educated decision about where to put them (in a mod? in your _overwrite? into the actual data directory? or delete them?)

 

This is the whole point of that warning: MO can't possibly know what the relevance of the files is and where they should be so the warning is MO asking you "please, use your mighty human brain and google-fu to figure out what to do with those files".

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One more point, I would say the contents of that overwrite folder is either the result of two sessions without clearing it between them, or the result of two separate mods that need to be managed differently.

 

The Safety Load mod, which as @hishutup suggests should be removed, is only generating a log of execution where as the other files may have a specific purpose and need to be in some mod to function correctly.

 

In either case it highlights the need to decide what to do with the overwrite folder's contents and not just leave files in there.

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