Re: Bug report: undeletable traces of ghosts in the notmuch database

Subject:Re: Bug report: undeletable traces of ghosts in the notmuch database

Date:Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:26:01 -0500

To:notmuch@notmuchmail.org

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From:Daniel Kahn Gillmor


On Thu 2016-01-14 16:20:59 -0500, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> This suggests that if i include a bogus message-id in my References:
> list for any mail i send to a notmuch user, then access to their
> database will let me tell whether they ever saw it or not, regardless of
> whether they deleted the message.

The script below demonstrates the problem.

before the message is added and removed, delve -a shows:

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All terms in database:
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but afterward, it shows:

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All terms in database: G0000000000000001 Qno-such-message@example.org Tghost XDDIRENTRY2:new XDIRECTORY XDIRECTORYnew
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    --dkg


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