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Re: email client for only reading email from mbox


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: email client for only reading email from mbox
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:21:50 +0200

> Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:29:01 -0800 (PST)
> From: address@hidden
> 
> In a separate "Messages" buffer, there is a question of the file being large 
> (594MB), really open y/n ?  To which I had answered y. And another statement 
> "Counting messages...done". Nothing else.
> 
> In "Summary" menu, I can click on "All" - key for this is "h", a summary of 
> only 255 messages in a top half-window, numbered 1-255. Clicking on any of 
> these message headers opens corresponding mail in bottom half-window. I tried 
> searching (Summary -> By Regexp) , it searches only within those 255 
> messages, but I know lots of other thousands of messages match my search. 
> From my educated guess, these are 255 latest messages in the MBOX file. 255 
> being a nice round number, I suspect this is deliberate.

I use Rmail all the time, and I assure you there's no 255-message
limitation in Rmail.  Some other factor is at work here.  I suggest to
try another build of Emacs.



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