[notmuch] [PATCH 3/3] change config file location to be ~/.notmuch/config

Jan Janak jan at ryngle.com
Tue Nov 24 02:55:59 PST 2009

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 5:55 AM, Carl Worth <cworth at cworth.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Nov 2009 18:14:20 -0500, Jameson Graef Rollins <jrollins at finestructure.net> wrote:
>> I think Carl said he wanted to keep the ability to specify exactly
>> where the database is stored, so if we could move away from something
>> that makes any implicit assumptions about relative paths between the
>> database and the maildir, then all should be ok.
> Well, I chose the relative-path assumptions intentionally. The idea is
> that if I move my mail from ~/Mail to ~/mail then the .notmuch directory
> moves with it and everything continues to work just fine.

Yeah, having relative paths in the database is a really good thing,
IMHO. I was pleasantly surprised that notmuch continued working after
I moved my mail from one directory to another :-).

  -- Jan

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