[notmuch] reading with multiple MUAs from MailDir

Dirk Hohndel hohndel at infradead.org
Fri Dec 11 12:59:59 PST 2009

On Fri, 2009-12-11 at 10:44 +0100, Marten Veldthuis wrote:
> Excerpts from Dirk Hohndel's message of Fri Dec 11 07:11:04 +0100 2009:
> > Is there a workaround?
> For now, you can do 
>   notmuch dump somefile
>   mv Mail/.notmuch /tmp
>   notmuch new
>   notmuch restore somefile
> Which will re-index all your mail, and restore your tags, as far as the
> messages are still called the same. Deleted messages will disappear from
> the library, and moved messages remain in the inbox.
> Still a pain in the ass, but at least it gets rid of all those errors.

With all due respect... Seriously? That doesn't even qualify as a crazy
hack... this process takes something like 15 minutes for me.

Carl, any idea how when an actual solution to this problem will arrive?


Dirk Hohndel
Intel Open Source Technology Center

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