Find and import any new messages to the database.
The new command scans all sub-directories of the database,
performing full-text indexing on new messages that are found. Each new
message will automatically be tagged with both the inbox and
You should run notmuch new once after first running notmuch
setup to create the initial database. The first run may take a long
time if you have a significant amount of mail (several hundred thousand
messages or more). Subsequently, you should run notmuch new whenever
new mail is delivered and you wish to incorporate it into the database.
These subsequent runs will be much quicker than the initial run.
Invoking notmuch with no command argument will run new if
notmuch setup has previously been completed, but notmuch new has
not previously been run.
notmuch new updates tags according to maildir flag changes if the
maildir.synchronize_flags configuration option is enabled. See
notmuch-config(1) for details.
The new command supports hooks. See notmuch-hooks(5) for more
details on hooks.
Supported options for new include
Prevents hooks from being run.
Do not print progress or results.
notmuch(1), notmuch-config(1), notmuch-count(1),
notmuch-dump(1), notmuch-hooks(5), notmuch-insert(1),
notmuch-reply(1), notmuch-restore(1), notmuch-search(1),
notmuch-search-terms(7), notmuch-show(1), notmuch-tag(1)