Re: Forcing a sync of maildir flags?

Subject: Re: Forcing a sync of maildir flags?

Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 12:27:10 +0200



From: Gregor Zattler

Hi Sean,
* Sean Whitton <> [2022-04-04; 21:48]:
> On Tue 22 Mar 2022 at 12:44pm -07, Sean Whitton wrote:
>> I am seeing this bug, or a closely related one, a whole lot right now.
>> Messages are coming back as unread over and over again.

me too.  And it's not only messages from me, but also
messages from other people appear as unread of which I'm
quite certain I already read them.

>> I recently made some changes to my notmuch cronjobs, so
>> that probably has something to do with it, but I have no
>> guesses as to what the problem is.
>> As a first thing to try, I am going to add something to my pre-new hook
>> to perform the new/ -> cur/ move as specified by maildir(5) on all my
>> synced maildirs, so that notmuch never sees messages in new/ except when
>> it writes new drafts and sent mail there (and they'll get moved on the
>> next sync).

Would you please disclose your workaround?  I'm very much

Ciao; Gregor
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