How does Hazel recover from unavailable destination folder?

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2019-03-10 16:18:43.226 hazelworker[1820] Running worker (v4.3.4) for folder with identifier: 16777220-588342.
2019-03-10 16:18:43.262 hazelworker[1820] ###main load address: 0x1098a5000
2019-03-10 16:18:43.263 hazelworker[1820] ###Noodle load address: 0x1099c5000
2019-03-10 16:18:43.263 hazelworker[1820] ###CK load address: 0x109989000
2019-03-10 16:18:43.300 hazelworker[1820] Processing folder Downloads
2019-03-10 16:18:45.595 hazelworker[1820] REWE-eBon.pdf: Rule REWE eBon matched.
2019-03-10 16:18:45.678 hazelworker[1820] [File Event] File renamed: /Users/lars/Downloads/REWE-eBon.pdf renamed to /Users/lars/Downloads/190309 2321 REWE-eBon.pdf.
2019-03-10 16:18:45.678 hazelworker[1820] [Error] Move failed: Destination folder /Volumes/home_lars/Finanzen/Rechnungen/To Import (Rechnungen) is unavailable. Will try again later.
2019-03-10 16:18:47.809 hazelworker[1820] Done processing folder Downloads


What does "will try again later" mean exactly? Since the file hast been renamed as part of the rule, it will not match in the future. Does Hazel keep a list of "files still to be moved" until the location gets mounted again? How long does it try? Will it notify the user if that time is up and the file still couldn't be moved?
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It gets a notification when the drive is mounted and will then run the rules again. Unfortunately, though, the rename still happened. You should consider renaming after the move.
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