How do you synchronize your notmuch tags across multiple machines?

Ioan-Adrian Ratiu adi at
Sun Jan 13 10:12:43 PST 2019

My solution to this problem is to have only one notmuch instance 
run on a remote VPS and connect to it via "thin" notmuch-emacs 
front-ends, very similar to [1]. It has been working very well for 
the last few years.


On Mon, 17 Dec 2018, Dan Čermák <dan.cermak at> wrote:
> Hi list,
> first and foremost: thanks to everyone who contributed to notmuch, it's
> a truly awesome piece of software.
> Unfortunately, I am facing the problem (which I have been postponing to
> face for a while) that I'll need to keep my notmuch database in sync
> over multiple machines.
> Thus my question: how are you achieving that? How well does your
> solution work?
> (I have found muchsync, but unfortunately very little reports about how
> well it works, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. Beside that only
> some scripts around notmuch dump.)
> Thanks in advance,
> Dan
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