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

Mikhail Gusarov dottedmag at dottedmag.net
Mon Nov 23 07:10:01 PST 2009

Twas brillig at 16:01:41 23.11.2009 UTC+01 when tassilo at member.fsf.org did gyre and gimble:

 >>> Probably mail does not get indexed due to mtime checks. Please try
 >>> whether touch'ing directory with mailboxes makes it work.
 >> No, it seems that doesn't help either.
 TH> Ah, I'm stupid!  I don't have to touch the symlinks or the
 TH> directories inside the locations the symlinks point to, but instead
 TH> I have to touch the top-level directory where the symlinks are
 TH> contained in.  Then it works as expected, AFAICT.

Really odd.

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