[PATCH v2 00/11] Add filesize index, search, sort & emacs UI
david at tethera.net
Tue Jun 6 16:11:55 PDT 2017
David Bremner <david at tethera.net> writes:
> 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).
When I take a second look at that pull request, it's more a layer on top
of the series proposed for notmuch, to provide human readable units.
It (and the omega file size indexing it extends) nonetheless might
be interesting for you.
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