[notmuch] Notmuch doesn't index new mails when mail location contains symlinks

Mikhail Gusarov dottedmag at dottedmag.net
Mon Nov 23 06:02:01 PST 2009

Twas brillig at 14:55:40 23.11.2009 UTC+01 when tassilo at member.fsf.org did gyre and gimble:

 TH> Whenever I delete those symlinks and created them anew, the new
 TH> mails get indexed with the next "notmuch new".  Of course, I could
 TH> create a script that does exactly that, but there should be a
 TH> better way, right?

Probably mail does not get indexed due to mtime checks. Please try
whether touch'ing directory with mailboxes makes it work.

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