Re: show a single message in a huge thread

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

Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 09:01:13 -0700

To:, notmuch


From: Jameson Graef Rollins

On Fri, May 28 2021, wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to see a message in a huge thread (too big for notmuch to
> display). To find it, I switch to unthreaded mode, I select the message
> (I hit RET), but then notmuch tries to show all the other messages as
> well (which makes it hang as the thread is too big, and one of the
> message results in an error "symbolp: Lisp nesting exceeds
> ‘max-lisp-eval-depth’", which prevents later messages from being
> displayed).
> I tried doing C-u RET, but I immediately get a similar error:
> "notmuch-show-insert-thread: Lisp nesting exceeds
> ‘max-lisp-eval-depth’".

I will concur that notmuch-emacs has very poor performance with really
long threads.
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