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Re: Gnus: caching message headers?

From: Ozhap
Subject: Re: Gnus: caching message headers?
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 15:15:09 +0530

Ozhap <> writes:

> Gregory Heytings <> writes:
>>>> Is there a way to tell gnus-agent to create only a cache of headers, 
>>>> that is, to not store a local copy of the emails that have been read?
>>> I don't think it does. From info '(gnus)Agent Caveats':
>>>> “If I read an article while plugged, do they get entered into the 
>>>> Agent?”
>>>> *No*.  If you want this behavior, add 
>>>> ‘gnus-agent-fetch-selected-article’ to ‘gnus-select-article-hook’.
>> That's what the doc says, and I'm not sure what it means exactly, but with 
>> the current version of Gnus, and with `gnus-select-article-hook' set to 
>> nil (the default), a local copy of the emails is indeed entered into the 
>> agent cache, by `gnus-agent-store-article'.  The backtrace is
> You should reset the default agent category predicate from 'short' to
> 'false' if you havent. See '(gnus)Category Syntax' for details.

Scratch that. I guess it's only for gnus-agent-fetch-session.

> Used to work properly for me when I had it set up like that. I'm using 26.3.

In fact I was once trying to get the opposite behaviour to your desired
one - to store read emails, which was not happening by default. And
finally achieved it with the above option.


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