Re: Usage of hooks w/ notmuch

Subject: Re: Usage of hooks w/ notmuch

Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2023 19:42:32 +0300

To: Jan Detke,


From: David Bremner

Jan Detke <> writes:

> I got a problem using hooks with notmuch (Version 0.37-3). I specified
> the hook directory under [database] in my notmuch config. The script
> ( is executable and works when invoked manually in the
> terminal, but it does not get executed after invoking notmuch
> new. There is no additional output given in the terminal.

You need to follow the naming in notmuch-hooks(5) exactly, so
<hook_dir>/post-new rather than <hook-dir>/

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