What's new in notmuch 0.28
The threading algorithm has been updated to consider all references,
not just the heuristically chosen parent (e.g. when that parent is
not in the database). The heuristic for choosing a parent message
has also been updated to again consider the In-Reply-To header, if
it looks sensible. Re-indexing might be needed to take advantage of
the latter change.
Handle mislabelled Windows-1252 parts
Messages that contain Windows-1252 are apparently frequently
mislabelled as ISO 8859-1. Use GMime functionality to apply the
correct encoding for such messages.
Command Line Interface
Support relative database paths
Database paths (i.e. parameters to `notmuch config set
database.path`) without a leading `/` are now interpreted relative
to $HOME of the invoking user.
Improve stderr handling
Add a real sentinel process to clean up stderr buffer. This is
needed on e.g. macOS.
Call `notmuch-mua-send-hook` hooks when sending a message
This hook was documented, but not functional for a very long time.
The zsh completion has been updated to cover most of the notmuch
CLI. Internally it uses regexp searching, so needs at least Notmuch
The build system now installs notmuch-mutt and notmuch-emacs-mua with
absolute shebangs, following the conventions of most Linux
Fix certain tests that were failing with GMime 2.6. Users are reminded
that support for versions of GMime before 3.0.3 has been deprecated
since Notmuch 0.25.
What is notmuch
Notmuch is a system for indexing, searching, reading, and tagging
large collections of email messages in maildir or mh format. It uses
the Xapian library to provide fast, full-text search with a convenient