Re: Searching in IMAP groups doesn't work
Vegard Vesterheim <vegard.vesterheim <at> uninett.no>
2009-10-02 10:08:59 GMT
On 2 Oct 2009 11:11:00 +0200 "Sven Bretfeld" <sven.bretfeld <at> gmx.ch> wrote:
> Vegard Vesterheim <vegard.vesterheim <at> uninett.no> writes:
>> You must mark groups first.
>> (gnus-group-mark-group, gnus-topic-mark-topic)
> That brings me a step further, thanks. But it's still not working. I
> marked two or three groups and searched for some common strings that are
> included in more than one Mail in those groups. But the result is
> `Couldn't request groups. Search produced empty results.'
> This message turns up immediately. Gnus cannot have searched through
> anything. Do I first have to prepare an index as in a mairix query or
I assume that you are using the 'imap' nnir engine (C-h v
nnir-search-engine). You do not need to prepare an index, you are
doing a native IMAP SEARCH on your IMAP server.
If you are using IMAP search, have a look in the buffer named
'*imap-log*', you may find some clues there.
- Vegard V -