On Tue, 17 Nov 2009 14:00:54 -0500, Lars Kellogg-Stedman <lars at seas.harvard.edu> wrote: > I saw the LWN article and decided to take a look at notmuch. I'm > currently using mutt and mairix to index and read a collection of > Maildir mail folders (around 40,000 messages total).
Welcome, Lars! I hadn't even seen that Keith's blog post had been picked up by lwn.net. That's very interesting. So, thanks for coming and trying out notmuch. > Error opening > > /home/lars/Mail/read-messages.2008/cur/1246413773.24928_27334.hostname,U=3026:2,S: > Too many open files Sadly, the lwn article coincided with me having just introduced this bug, and then getting on a Trans-Atlantic flight. So I fixed the bug fairly quickly, but there was quite a bit of latency before I could push the fix out. It should be fixed now. > I'm curious if this is expected behavior (i.e., notmuch does not work > with Maildir) or if something else is going on. Notmuch works just fine with maildir---it's one of the things that it likes the best. Happy hacking, -Carl