Re: Bug?: notmuch-search-show-thread shows several threads; only one containing matching messages

Subject:Re: Bug?: notmuch-search-show-thread shows several threads; only one containing matching messages

Date:Mon, 30 Jan 2012 20:04:25 +0100

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From:Gregor Zattler


Hi Pieter,
* Pieter Praet <pieter@praet.org> [30. Jan. 2012]:
> On Mon, 30 Jan 2012 00:42:14 +0100, Gregor Zattler <telegraph@gmx.net> wrote:
>> * Pieter Praet <pieter@praet.org> [26. Jan. 2012]:
>>> On Thu, 26 Jan 2012 13:44:50 +0100, Gregor Zattler <telegraph@gmx.net> wrote:
>>>>    |> [2] grep -I "^Message-Id:" /tmp/thread-I-m-interested-in.mbox |sed -e "s/Message-Id: <//I" -e "s/>$//" >really.mid
>>>>    |>     grep -I -F really.mid rest.mbox
>>>>    |>     --> no match
>>> 
[...]
>>> Also, the '-F' option expects input on stdin, not a filename.
>> 
>> No, this is -F instead of -f and means --fixed-strings.
>> 
> And as I said, `-F' requires input on stdin, like this:
> 
>   `grep -F "$(cat really.mid)" rest.mbox'
> 
> Otherwise [1] you're grepping for the pattern 'really.mid' instead of
> for the patterns specified *in* 'really.mid', so naturally, you aren't
> getting any results.

*blush* you're right and I'm wrong.  I re-re-did the greps with
with the same results (no hits at all).

[...]
>>> Here's another couple of threads squashed into a single one:
>>> - [O] [Use Question] Capture and long lines
>>>   - id:"BANLkTikoF4tXuNLLufRzNSD6k2ZYs7sUcg@mail.gmail.com"
>>> - [O] Worg update
>>>   - id:"m1wrfiz3ch.fsf@tsdye.com"
>>> - [O] Table formula to convert hex to dec
>>>   - id:"20110724080054.GB16388@x201"
>>> - [O] ICS import?
>>>   - id:"20120125173421.GQ3747@x201"
>>> 
>>> 
>>> AFAICT, none of them share Message-Id's...
>> 
>> Do you consider this a bug?
>> 
> 
> I do.  No idea what causes it or how to fix it though... :)

First I thougt it' not a severe bug since one see's more not less
messages in notmuch show buffer.  But later I realised one also
sees less not more threads in notmuch search buffer and might not
read certain notmuch threads because of "wrong" $Subject: in
notmuch search buffer.

Ciao, Gregor
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