For gmail how do you setup notmuch mail ?...
alex.boterolowry at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 00:24:51 PST 2012
I have some code that bidirectionally syncs gmail labels into tags in
notmuch, but it's not fast enough to be run continuously. Eventually, and I
mean that with the longest possible value, I'll get around to fixing that.
If you're interested in trying to fix it I can explain the issues and some
ideas I had to fix it.
On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 12:19 AM, Bhaskara Marthi <bhaskara at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 4:35 AM, Jani Nikula <jani at nikula.org> wrote:
>> On Sat, 04 Feb 2012 09:15:16 +0000, David Edmondson <dme at dme.org> wrote:
>> > On Sat, 4 Feb 2012 03:39:23 -0500, don warner saklad <
>> don.saklad at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > > a) For gmail how do you setup notmuch mail ?...
>> > >
>> > > b) Any workarounds?
>> > >
>> > > c) Any kludges?
>> I'll describe my own setup for using notmuch with gmail. I don't pretend
>> it will work for everyone, but you might find some bits of it useful.
>> I don't even try to sync notmuch tags and gmail labels (because I rarely
>> use the labels or the web interface anyway), but I do get sync for
>> "unread" and "flagged" (gmail and Android "starred"). You'll need
>> maildir.synchronize_flags = true in your ~/.notmuch-config for this.
> I'm using a similar setup. An inconvenience with the setup is that I have
> various filters in gmail that filter, e.g., mailing list mails by skipping
> the gmail inbox and applying specific tags. As a result when I look at my
> gmail inbox, I don't see these (many) mailing list messages. With
> offlineimap+notmuch, however, since it just gets all the messages from
> [Gmail]/All Mail, it has no way of distinguishing between these two classes
> of messages, and so the notmuch new and unread message lists contain many
> messages that I don't want to look at. Ideally, I'd like a view in notmuch
> that shows the same messages as the gmail inbox. Is there a way to
> accomplish this?
> - b
>> > Many people around here do that using offlineimap, which will
>> > synchronise an IMAP server (Gmail in this instance) with various local
>> > directories in Maildir format.
>> I use offlineimap. I run it from the notmuch pre-new hook. This means I
>> have to run "notmuch new" to receive new mail.
>> $ cat ~/.maildir/.notmuch/hooks/pre-new
>> exec /usr/bin/offlineimap
>> I only sync "All Mail" from gmail. Perhaps there would be some
>> optimizations that could be done, but I haven't bothered yet.
>> $ cat ~/.offlineimaprc
>> accounts = Gmail
>> ui = Noninteractive.Basic
>> [Account Gmail]
>> localrepository = Local
>> remoterepository = Remote
>> [Repository Local]
>> type = Maildir
>> localfolders = ~/.maildir
>> [Repository Remote]
>> type = IMAP
>> ssl = yes
>> remotehost = imap.gmail.com
>> remoteuser = USER at gmail.com
>> expunge = no
>> realdelete = no
>> folderfilter = lambda foldername: foldername in ['[Gmail]/All Mail']
>> nametrans = lambda foldername: re.sub('^\[Gmail\]/All Mail', 'gmail',
>> > Sending mail via Gmail can be done in various ways. You can set up your
>> > local MTA (Postfix, Exim, ...) to deliver mail via Gmail, or have Emacs
>> > do the same directly using the smtpmail.el package.
>> Personally I use msmtp (msmtp and msmtp-mta packages in Debian based
>> distros). The msmtp-mta sets up a sendmail-like binary that works out of
>> the box in Emacs. Beware that it doesn't have a local queue, it works
>> $ cat ~/.msmtprc
>> logfile ~/.msmtp.log
>> tls_trust_file /etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt
>> account default
>> host smtp.gmail.com
>> from USER at gmail.com
>> tls on
>> tls_starttls off
>> auth on
>> user USER at gmail.com
>> Finally, I use goobook to use the gmail contacts as addressbook in
>> Emacs. See http://firstname.lastname@example.org for that.
>> notmuch mailing list
>> notmuch at notmuchmail.org
> notmuch mailing list
> notmuch at notmuchmail.org
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