Re: script to move messages according to tags

Subject: Re: script to move messages according to tags

Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 15:33:23 +0000

To: Alan Schmitt, Örjan Ekeberg


From: David Edmondson

On Wednesday, 2019-12-11 at 16:28:20 +01, Alan Schmitt wrote:

> I do have one small question: how do you deal with mails that have
> duplicates? For instance, when I send a mail to a mailing list, I end
> up with both the sent email and the one I later receive from the
> list. If I tag the send one with deleted (no need to keep it), won't I
> run the risk to delete both mails?

If you have the id of a message you can get a list of all of the
corresponding files with:
  notmuch search --exclude=false --output=files $id

How you decide to deal with multiple results is really up to you - in my
case I move/delete all of them (except that I don't actually delete

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