David Mazieres <dm-list-email-notm...@scs.stanford.edu> writes:

> David Bremner <da...@tethera.net> writes:
>> Brian Sniffen <bsnif...@akamai.com> writes:
>>> I'm thrilled by using notmuch to manage my mail.  Low-latency search is
>>> very important to me.  But I use computers in a couple of
>>> places---several of which are laptops.  Has anyone stories to share of
>>> successful multi-computer notmuch sync, for a corpus of a
>>> quarter-million messages or so?  
>> I use syncmaildir to sync the actual messages, and a copy of the output
>> of "notmuch dump" in git to sync the metadata.
>> It works OK. A bit slow; depends how often you need to fetch new mail.
> If you want to see my solution, it is here:
>         http://www.scs.stanford.edu/~dm/muchsync-0.tar.gz

Thanks!  Much sync.  "Wow."

It sounds like you're paying very careful attention to correctness and
performance, so I'm very glad to be able to start from that basis.


> I'm a little embarrassed by this code, as I just started to test it a
> week ago then instantly became completely dependent on it.  I will
> probably change the name (from muchsync to syncmuch) and the database
> format before releasing.  But if you feel like beta-testing and giving
> me feedback, have a look.
> Beware that if you have been using notmuch dump, you may become
> instantly hooked on my solution...
> David

Brian Sniffen
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Akamai Technologies
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