Re: performance in emacs displaying a huge thread

Subject: Re: performance in emacs displaying a huge thread

Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 23:11:00 -0300

To: Alan Schmitt, Örjan Ekeberg, notmuch


From: David Bremner

Alan Schmitt <> writes:

> Hello,
> On 2020-01-15 21:15, Örjan Ekeberg <> writes:
>> I have a vague recollection that someone pointed out that it is the
>> indentation that takes most of the time and that turning off indentation
>> speeds up the display of huge threads.
> I've been trying this by setting:
>   (setq notmuch-show-indent-messages-width 0)
>   (setq-default notmuch-show-indent-content nil)
> but huge threads still take forever to show. Are there other settings
> I should try?

With commit 37f84d6d2 (only in master currently), much larger threads
should be displayable in unthreaded view, e.g using M-x

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