On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 12:07:31PM -0800, Bart Massey wrote:
> Typically, the filenames in a mail directory that actually
> contain mail obey some specific format.  For example, in my
> MH email directory, all mail filenames consist only of
> digits.
> 
> This patch adds support for a config file variable
> "filename_pattern" which maybe set to a regex used to filter
> only valid mail filenames when scanning.  Effective use of
> filename_pattern cuts down on the noise from notmuch, and
> may speed it up in some cases.

What about the other way around?

e.g. if anybody has ever pointed Evolution at a Maildir, you get a
bunch of Maildir-name.ev-summary and .ev-summary-meta and .ibex.index
and whatever.

A default list of ignored patterns would be pretty easy to come up with. 

-- 
Stewart Smith
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