Re: [PATCH] Add configurable changed tag to messages that have been changed on disk

2014-04-06 Thread David Mazieres
Gaute Hope e...@gaute.vetsj.com writes: When one of the source files for a message is changed on disk, renamed, deleted or a new source file is added. A configurable changed tag is is added. The tag can be configured under the option 'changed_tags' in the [new] section, the default is none.

Re: gnus-alias integration bug

2014-04-08 Thread David Mazieres
Ian Kelling i...@iankelling.org writes: gnus-alias allows you to set your identity based on the headers in the message you are replying. This is an essential feature in a mail client for me, I want to automatically reply as the person an email was sent to for certain addresses. This does not

Re: Synchronization success stories?

2014-04-11 Thread David Mazieres
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

Re: Synchronization success stories?

2014-04-13 Thread David Mazieres
Tilmann Singer t...@tils.net writes: The steps performed on a sync run are roughly like this: - local: notmuch new - local: notmuch search --output=messages some time ago..now - remote: notmuch new - remote: notmuch search --output=messages some time ago..now - compare search results -

Re: notmuch, OpenBSD issues

2014-04-17 Thread David Mazieres
David Bremner da...@tethera.net writes: Allan Streib astr...@indiana.edu writes: I've been using notmuch on OpenBSD for a while, and I really appreciate the project. Since there is a thread on this... I'm using notmuch 0.17 on openbsd (from the ports tree). My problem is that notmuch new

Re: [PATCH] Add configurable changed tag to messages that have been changed on disk

2014-04-23 Thread David Mazieres
Gaute Hope e...@gaute.vetsj.com writes: A db-tick or a _good_ ctime solution can as far as I can see solve both David M's (correct me if I am wrong) and my purposes, as well as probably have more use cases in the future. It would even be an interesting direct search: show me everything that

Re: github mirror

2014-04-27 Thread David Mazieres
Sam Halliday sam.halli...@gmail.com writes: Dear NotMuch, But in any case, my RFE/question was this: how hard would it be to have an optional mode of behaviour where tags are stored in the message itself, so that syncing with an IMAP server (e.g. via offlineimap) would make the tags

Re: github mirror

2014-04-27 Thread David Mazieres
Austin Clements amdra...@mit.edu writes: As for storing this information directly in messages, in general, the notmuch community is opposed to modifying messages. This causes many problems, and immutable messages are more robust and simplify so many things. IMAP assumes messages are

Re: How do I prevent notmuch-show in Emacs from automatically following links in emails?

2015-04-29 Thread David Mazieres
Philip notm...@accounts.gphilip.in writes: Hi, When I open emails in the notmuch-show mode on Emacs, it automatically follows links which are present in the email. For instance, it connects to various tracking objects included in the email. How can I prevent it from doing this

ANNOUNCE: muchsync 0 - share notmuch DB across machines

2015-04-17 Thread David Mazieres
I'm pleased to announce the release of muchsync: http://www.muchsync.org/ Muchsync is a notmuch mail synchronizer. It lets you keep a full copy of your notmuch database on every one of your computers. Muchsync properly synchronizes maildir contents and notmuch tags, obeying the no lost

Re: ANNOUNCE: muchsync 1 - share notmuch DB across machines

2015-06-19 Thread David Mazieres
Suvayu Ali fatkasuvayu+li...@gmail.com writes: I noticed that the configure script didn't notice notmuch-devel was not installed on my system. I noticed it when the compilation failed. Bug? What OS and distribution are you using? notmuch-devel sounds like something a linux distribution

ANNOUNCE: muchsync 1 - share notmuch DB across machines

2015-06-11 Thread David Mazieres
I've just released a new version of muchsync, the tool for replicating your notmuch database on multiple machines. The source release is available at: http://www.muchsync.org/src/muchsync-1.tar.gz The new version fixes a bug that incorrectly synchronized tags containing '%' characters.

Re: Enabling and disabling maildir.synchronize_flags

2015-08-16 Thread David Mazieres
David Bremner da...@tethera.net writes: dm-list-email-notm...@scs.stanford.edu writes: It seems that disabling it should simply be safe. But re-enabling, one risks losing tags, as the next notmuch new will cause old maildir flags to override the xapian database. So that suggests something

Re: muchsync files renames

2015-08-22 Thread David Mazieres
Amadeusz Żołnowski aide...@aidecoe.name writes: Hi, I am testing muchsync-2 and it looks to me that files names across machines are different. Moreover when syncing again after initialization it seems muchsync is working on something. I have canceled this and rerun muchsync. notmuch

Re: Resending the same email

2015-08-23 Thread David Mazieres
Sebastian Fischmeister sfisc...@uwaterloo.ca writes: Hi, My previous mail editor had a useful feature to resend already sent emails. It's essentially opening an already sent email and have the senders, subject, and body pre-filled as well as all attachments attached. Is this easy to

Re: muchsync files renames

2015-08-23 Thread David Mazieres
Amadeusz Żołnowski aide...@aidecoe.name writes: Hi David, Fist of all thank you for such elaborate answer. I have missed the paragraph about maildir.synchronize_flags somehow. I have it enabled. So this must be source of a problem (?). I've only ever tested with mailder.synchronize_flags

Re: muchsync files renames

2015-08-23 Thread David Mazieres
So just to follow up a bit. I looked into things a bit further, and here is what I found with maildir.synchronize_flags set to true. Initially, when you run muchsync --init, it copies all the files to your maildir, and for each file invokes notmuch_message_tags_to_maildir_flag. That changes the

ANNOUNCE: muchsync 2 released

2015-08-16 Thread David Mazieres
I'm pleased to announce the release of muchsync version 2. Muchsync is a tool for replicating and synchronizing your notmuch databases across machines. The new version is reported to build out of the box on Mac OS X. There's one new feature, which is a new notmuch config option,

Re: Modify message after send...?

2015-07-21 Thread David Mazieres
mailingli...@nawaz.org writes: Hi, I use notmuch via Emacs. Here's what I want: When I hit C-c C-c to send a message, I'd like it to be passed to a script (likely a Python one, although I may consider an Elisp function if an external script is not possible) for modification of headers,

Re: notmuch-lazysync -- synchronizing tags using dropbox

2015-07-21 Thread David Mazieres
Daniel Schoepe dan...@schoepe.org writes: The way tag changes are logged is a bit of a hack, but it could be improved in the future by adding a post-tag hook to notmuch. One thing to look into, if you are thinking of a better logging mechanism, is that Xapian itself has a change logging

Re: muchsync files renames

2015-08-31 Thread David Mazieres
Amadeusz Żołnowski writes: > Not necessarily. The recommended setup of notmuch for afew is that > "notmuch new" tags messages with "new" tag only. Then afew processes all > messages with "new" tag. So if it is a spam, then it gets "new" removed > and "spam" added. A spam

Re: Breaking a really long thread

2016-04-04 Thread David Mazieres
Mark Walters writes: > By default the reference header is hidden. It is controlled by > message-hidden-headers which you can customize. (Note notmuch adds > user-agent to this list via notmuch-mua-hidden-header.) Thanks for explaining this! So I posted about one

ANNOUNCE: muchsync 0 - share notmuch DB across machines

2015-04-17 Thread David Mazieres
I'm pleased to announce the release of muchsync: http://www.muchsync.org/ Muchsync is a notmuch mail synchronizer. It lets you keep a full copy of your notmuch database on every one of your computers. Muchsync properly synchronizes maildir contents and notmuch tags, obeying the no lost

How do I prevent notmuch-show in Emacs from automatically following links in emails?

2015-04-29 Thread David Mazieres
Philip writes: > Hi, > > When I open emails in the notmuch-show mode on Emacs, it automatically > follows links which are present in the email. For instance, it > connects to various tracking objects included in the email. How can I > prevent it from doing this automatically all the

ANNOUNCE: muchsync 1 - share notmuch DB across machines

2015-06-11 Thread David Mazieres
I've just released a new version of muchsync, the tool for replicating your notmuch database on multiple machines. The source release is available at: http://www.muchsync.org/src/muchsync-1.tar.gz The new version fixes a bug that incorrectly synchronized tags containing '%' characters.

ANNOUNCE: muchsync 1 - share notmuch DB across machines

2015-06-19 Thread David Mazieres
Suvayu Ali writes: > I noticed that the configure script didn't notice notmuch-devel was not > installed on my system. I noticed it when the compilation failed. Bug? What OS and distribution are you using? notmuch-devel sounds like something a linux

Modify message after send...?

2015-07-21 Thread David Mazieres
mailinglists at nawaz.org writes: > Hi, > > I use notmuch via Emacs. > > Here's what I want: > > When I hit C-c C-c to send a message, I'd like it to be passed to a > script (likely a Python one, although I may consider an Elisp function > if an external script is not possible) for modification

notmuch-lazysync -- synchronizing tags using dropbox

2015-07-21 Thread David Mazieres
Daniel Schoepe writes: > The way tag changes are logged is a bit of a hack, but it could be > improved in the future by adding a post-tag hook to notmuch. One thing to look into, if you are thinking of a better logging mechanism, is that Xapian itself has a change logging mechanism for

Enabling and disabling maildir.synchronize_flags

2015-08-16 Thread David Mazieres
David Bremner writes: > dm-list-email-notmuch at scs.stanford.edu writes: > >> It seems that disabling it should simply be safe. But re-enabling, one >> risks losing tags, as the next notmuch new will cause old maildir flags >> to override the xapian database. So that suggests something like:

[PATCH] Add configurable changed tag to messages that have been changed on disk

2014-04-06 Thread David Mazieres
Gaute Hope writes: > When one of the source files for a message is changed on disk, renamed, > deleted or a new source file is added. A configurable changed tag is > is added. The tag can be configured under the option 'changed_tags' in > the [new] section, the default is none. Tests have been

gnus-alias integration bug

2014-04-08 Thread David Mazieres
Ian Kelling writes: > gnus-alias allows you to set your identity based on the headers in the > message you are replying. This is an essential feature in a mail client > for me, I want to automatically reply as the person an email was sent to > for certain addresses. This does not work in

Synchronization success stories?

2014-04-11 Thread David Mazieres
David Bremner writes: > Brian Sniffen 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

Synchronization success stories?

2014-04-13 Thread David Mazieres
Tilmann Singer writes: > The steps performed on a sync run are roughly like this: > > - local: notmuch new > - local: notmuch search --output=messages .. > - remote: notmuch new > - remote: notmuch search --output=messages .. > - compare search results > - run rsync for mails that only exist

notmuch, OpenBSD issues

2014-04-17 Thread David Mazieres
David Bremner writes: > Allan Streib writes: > >> I've been using notmuch on OpenBSD for a while, and I really appreciate >> the project. Since there is a thread on this... I'm using notmuch 0.17 on openbsd (from the ports tree). My problem is that notmuch new is just unbearably slow. I

[PATCH] Add configurable changed tag to messages that have been changed on disk

2014-04-23 Thread David Mazieres
Gaute Hope writes: > A db-tick or a _good_ ctime solution can as far as I can see solve both > David M's (correct me if I am wrong) and my purposes, as well as > probably have more use cases in the future. It would even be an > interesting direct search: show me everything that changed lately, >

github mirror

2014-04-27 Thread David Mazieres
Sam Halliday writes: > Dear NotMuch, > > But in any case, my RFE/question was this: how hard would it be to have > an optional mode of behaviour where tags are stored in the message > itself, so that syncing with an IMAP server (e.g. via offlineimap) > would make the tags available on all

github mirror

2014-04-27 Thread David Mazieres
Austin Clements writes: > As for storing this information directly in messages, in general, the > notmuch community is opposed to modifying messages. This causes many > problems, and immutable messages are more robust and simplify so many > things. IMAP assumes messages are immutable. Maildir

github mirror

2014-04-28 Thread David Mazieres
Gaute Hope writes: >> Really what you want is an imap server built on top of the notmuch >> library. That way you could use notmuch from your desktop and then use >> imap from your phone, and everything would stay perfectly in sync. >> Implementing such a server wouldn't be that hard, but it

ANNOUNCE: muchsync 3 released

2017-05-13 Thread David Mazieres
Muchsync 3 is now available from the usual place: http://www.muchsync.org/ Muchsync synchronizes mail and tags in your notmuch database across machines. Not much has changed since the last release, because the tool already worked well. However, there are two changes people requested:

Re: How do you synchronize your notmuch tags across multiple machines?

2019-01-05 Thread David Mazieres
Dan Čermák writes: > Could you maybe elaborate in more detail, as I don't know how it would > help me exactly? Are you running a server for syncing your tags? > > My problem is the following: I have 3 machines E, B and C of which none > is always up and running. I would like to be able to sync

Re: How do you synchronize your notmuch tags across multiple machines?

2019-01-09 Thread David Mazieres
Dan Čermák writes: >> The ideal solution would be to implement an imap server on top of >> libnotmuch. If we had that, then you could just use offlineimap and >> isync through the imap (as opposed to file system) interface, and >> everything will just work. > > Stupid question: how would the

Re: How do you synchronize your notmuch tags across multiple machines?

2019-01-09 Thread David Mazieres
Jeff Templon writes: > quote: "mbsync maintains a mapping of remote (col 1) to local (col 2) uids. > when you migrate, you can just duplicate the columns." > > He's talking about migrating a mail store from offlineimap to mbsync, I > guess the issues would be the same. I wonder if the thing to

Problems with unicode characters under emacs and Xorg

2020-11-01 Thread David Mazieres
I usually use notmuch in emacs under X windows on arch linux. Recently, I've had a problem where some screens in notmuch take several minutes of 100% CPU time to load. For example, I'll just open a search, and emacs will completely lock up (even Ctrl-G doesn't do anything) for 3 minutes while my

Re: Problems with unicode characters under emacs and Xorg

2020-11-02 Thread David Mazieres
dm-list-email-notm...@scs.stanford.edu writes: > I just installed the ttf-symbola package from AUR and ran fc-cache (not > sure if necessary). Now the problem is completely gone. Not only that, > but I even get the little memo symbol instead of a box with the hex code > point number. > > Thank

What do people use for calendar invites?

2021-01-21 Thread David Mazieres
Calendar invites and the text/calendar mime type seem to be getting increasingly important. I asked about this five years ago and didn't get a good response, so I apologize for the repeat question, but I'm wondering if anything has changed since then. If you have found a good solution for

Re: [PATCH] Add configurable changed tag to messages that have been changed on disk

2014-04-24 Thread David Mazieres expires 2014-07-22 PDT
Austin Clements amdra...@mit.edu writes: I'd like to have efficient change detection, too. In my case, I'd like to use it to support efficient live search and show updates. The design I'd sketched out for that used a log rather than ctimes, and I'm curious if you have thoughts on the

Re: github mirror

2014-04-30 Thread David Mazieres expires 2014-07-26 PDT
Sam Halliday sam.halli...@gmail.com writes: David Mazieres dm-list-email-notm...@scs.stanford.edu writes: The problem is that different imap servers store tags in different ways. Since notmuch does not use imap, it would be hard for notmuch to synchronize the tags, other than the standard

Re: folder and path completely broken in HEAD?

2014-05-02 Thread David Mazieres expires 2014-07-31 PDT
Mark Walters markwalters1...@gmail.com writes: Hi Before checking other things: have you run notmuch new? That's needed to update the database. It is an irreversible update so notmuch-0.17 will not work with the updated database. No, I haven't. Okay, so that must be it. Sorry for

[PATCH] Add configurable changed tag to messages that have been changed on disk

2014-04-23 Thread David Mazieres expires 2014-07-22 PDT
Austin Clements writes: > I'd like to have efficient change detection, too. In my case, I'd > like to use it to support efficient live search and show updates. The > design I'd sketched out for that used a log rather than ctimes, and > I'm curious if you have thoughts on the relative merits

github mirror

2014-04-27 Thread David Mazieres expires 2014-07-26 PDT
Sam Halliday writes: > David Mazieres writes: >> The problem is that different imap servers store tags in different >> ways. Since notmuch does not use imap, it would be hard for notmuch to >> synchronize the tags, other than the standard ones (for which notmuch &

folder and path completely broken in HEAD?

2014-05-02 Thread David Mazieres expires 2014-07-31 PDT
Mark Walters writes: > Hi > > Before checking other things: have you run notmuch new? That's needed to > update the database. It is an irreversible update so notmuch-0.17 will > not work with the updated database. No, I haven't. Okay, so that must be it. Sorry for bothering people. The