Re: show a single message in a huge thread

Subject: Re: show a single message in a huge thread

Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 09:18:10 -0300

To: Alan Schmitt, notmuch


From: David Bremner

Alan Schmitt <> writes:

> Hello,
> On 2021-06-01 15:33, David Bremner <> writes:
>>> Is this a bug of notmuch-emacs? Is there a way to display a single
>>> message independently of its context?
>> I'm not sure what the best UI is, but here is a start:
>> (defun notmuch-show-single-message (query)
>>   (interactive "sQuery: ")
>>   (message query)
>>   (let ((notmuch-show-indent-messages-width 0)
>>         (notmuch-show-only-matching-messages t))
>>     (notmuch-show query)))
> Thank you for the suggestion, unfortunately I get a very similar error.
> I found the id of the message I want, and when I run this function, I
> get this backtrace.

The code I posted worked fine for me for one message from a thread of
323 messages. It could be a I need a really giant thread to test, or
perhaps the structure of the individual messages matters also. The long
threads I have are from Debian mailing lists, so the message structure
tests to be be mainly one part of plain text.

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