[neomutt-users] computed/evaluated search
nicolas.paris at riseup.net
Sat Nov 3 20:16:00 CET 2018
On Sat, Nov 03, 2018 at 10:01:28AM -0700, Ian Zimmerman wrote:
> On 2018-11-01 22:47, Nicolas Paris wrote:
> > > Is there a way to use some external program to generate a searching or
> > > limiting pattern? Hypothetically, I want something like this:
> > >
> > > <limit> =i `get_mairix_results $my_query` <enter>
> > >
> > Not sure that's exactly what you ask for, but I've recently written this
> macro index L "<enter-command>unset wait_key<enter><shell-escape>\
> read -p 'notmuch query: ' x; echo \$x >~/.cache/mutt_terms<enter>\
> <limit>~i \"\`notmuch search --output=messages\
> \$(cat ~/.cache/mutt_terms) |\
> head -n 600 |\
> perl -le '@a=<>;chomp at a;s/\^id:// \
> for at a;s/\\+/\\\\+/g for at a;s/=/\\\\=/g \
> for at a;$,=\"|\";print at a'\`\"<enter>"
> "show only messages matching a notmuch pattern"
> It is far from obvious to me how this works :-P Is this really
> supposed to work? If so, that solves my problem
Yes it does work, I am using it multiple time a day !
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