Re: Multiple files per message in emacs

Subject: Re: Multiple files per message in emacs

Date: Fri, 03 Jun 2022 17:43:03 -0300

To: Rafael Ávila de Espíndola,


From: David Bremner

Rafael Ávila de Espíndola <> writes:

> Hi,
> I got a few emails which all have the same Message-ID:
> $ notmuch search subject:'"MB WAY"'
> thread:0000000000089926 34 mins. ago [1/1(3)] MB WAY....
> $ notmuch search --output=files subject:'"MB WAY"' | xargs grep -i Message-ID
> .../Inbox/cur/,U=16229:2,S:Message-ID: MB Way
> .../Inbox/cur/,U=16230:2,S:Message-ID: MB Way
> .../Inbox/cur/,U=16231:2,S:Message-ID: MB Way
> In emacs I only see the content of the first file, and there is no
> indication that others are present. I am using notmuch 0.36. Is that a
> known limitation?

It is a known limitation of the emacs UI. It should not be too hard to
add the total number of files to notmuch-search-mode (similar to the
default out put of notmuch search above.  Selecting between versions of
a message would probably require a substantial rewrite of
notmuch-show-mode. Such a rewrite might be desirable anyway, to fix the
slow rendering of large threads. It is probably easier to add the
viewing of alternate versions to notmuch-tree-mode, but I'm still not
sure what the UI should be like.
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