[PATCH v2 00/11] Add filesize index, search, sort & emacs UI

David Bremner david at tethera.net
Tue Jun 6 11:51:40 PDT 2017

Ioan-Adrian Ratiu <adi at adirat.com> writes:

> I'd like to add a feature to quickly work with mail file sizes
> because using custom scripts / external programs which parse
> maildir contents is slow, and non-intuitive, especially since
> notmuch does incremental parsing and has such a nice emacs UI.

I just remembered (and olly confirmed) that there is some work in
progress on adding file sizes to the xapian query parser. Finishing that
would benefit more people, and allow the feature you want in notmuch
with less code in notmuch. Maybe you could have a look and see if it's
practical to finish this off (or consult with the original student who
seems to have abandonded it, but maybe not).


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