Re: [PATCH 0/3] Configuration file option to exclude files/directories

Subject:Re: [PATCH 0/3] Configuration file option to exclude files/directories

Date:Wed, 25 Jan 2012 01:46:32 +0100

To:Tomi Ollila ,David Bremner ,notmuch@notmuchmail.org

Cc:

From:Pieter Praet


On Thu, 08 Dec 2011 11:05:50 +0200, Tomi Ollila <tomi.ollila@iki.fi> wrote:
> On Wed, 07 Dec 2011 19:51:32 -0400, David Bremner <david@tethera.net> wrote:
> > On Wed, 14 Sep 2011 00:32:01 +0300, tomi.ollila@iki.fi wrote:
> > > This patch set adds a configuration option 'database.exclude'; a list of
> > > files/directories to be excluded when doing 'notmuch new' operation.
> > 
> > Hi All;
> > 
> > I could see idea of excluding spam and trash folders from indexing being
> > useful, but this has been sitting in the list for a few months without
> > comment. Does that mean no-one but Tomi thinks the functionality is
> > interesting? Or it just slipped by?
> 
> Well, basically due to my comments in 
> id:"1315949524-4948-1-git-send-email-tomi.ollila@iki.fi" (and so far little
> interest to this patch series) I have 'drafts' and 'spam' directories
> elsewhere. 
> 
> If there is renewed interests with real use cases I'm interested to make
> this work more complete (now that there is change to get patches in ;) 
> -- and then move my drafts and spam under database.path too.
> 

Please do!  The desire to be able to exclude certain files/folders has been
expressed many times in the past [1], and once again a mere 2 days ago [2].

I'm currently kicking myself for somehow having missed this thread...

Many thanks in advance!


> I'll mark the current patches as 'notmuch::wip' for the time being.
> 
> > 
> > d
> > 
> 
> Tomi
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Peace

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Pieter

[1] id:"AANLkTikddX=fYiDmnN2Jx3ERcJndw=80+5_07=M45MQ=@mail.gmail.com"
[2] id:"20120122113212.GA7084@X200"

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