[notmuch] Mail in git
martin f krafft
madduck at madduck.net
Wed Feb 17 17:58:47 PST 2010
also sprach Ben Gamari <bgamari at gmail.com> [2010.02.18.1339 +1300]:
> Yes, it would be linear in number of tags. I suppose if messages
> weren't stored in the top-level tree nodes, then it would still be
> linear, although with a slope equal to the reciprocal of the fan-out.
> This has the potential to be very reasonable performance-wise.
Messages are never stored in tree nodes; all these do are store
references to objects (blobs) holding messages. I bet you know this,
but I just wanted to make it explicit.
So retagging is really just writing a new tree with a modified list
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