Skip to content


Subversion checkout URL

You can clone with HTTPS or Subversion.

Download ZIP
maildir indexer/searcher + emacs mail client + guile bindings
C Emacs Lisp C++ Scheme Groff Shell Other

mu4e: support message-action when marking 'deferred'

When marking headers as 'deferred' (with '*'), and executing them ('x'),
you can now also apply arbitrary header actions to them.
latest commit 976711c16c
@djcb authored
Failed to load latest commit information.
contrib * add mu.spec to misc/
guile mu: don't use __FUNCTION__, use __func__
lib mu: don't use __FUNCTION__, use __func__
m4 * more more copyright year updates
mu mu: don't use __FUNCTION__, use __func__
mu4e mu4e: support message-action when marking 'deferred'
toys mu: don't use __FUNCTION__, use __func__
www Update address for reporting issues
.gitignore mu: Test splicing child containers when there is only one thread
.travis.yml .travis.yml: add basic Travis recipe
AUTHORS * initial import of mu - the next generation
COPYING * initial import of mu - the next generation
ChangeLog Fix typo
HACKING Update HACKING * more more copyright year updates
NEWS Revert "* bump version to"
README * update, export => README * update, export => README
TODO * update TODO * add a dummy
c.cfg Add uncrustify configuration for C code mu: don't use __FUNCTION__, use __func__ * fix for magical cd

Welcome to mu!

Given the enormous amounts of e-mail many people gather and the importance of e-mail message in our work-flows, it’s essential to quickly deal with all that mail - in particular, to instantly find that one important e-mail you need right now.

mu is a tool for dealing with e-mail messages stored in the Maildir-format. mu’s purpose in life is to help you to quickly find the messages you need; in addition, it allows you to view messages, extract attachments, create new maildirs, and so on. See the mu cheatsheet for some examples. mu is fully documented.

After indexing your messages into a Xapian-database, you can search them using a custom query language. You can use various message fields or words in the body text to find the right messages.

Built on top of the mu, are some extensions (included in this package):

  • mu-for-emacs (mu4e): a full-featured e-mail client that runs inside emacs
  • mu-guile: bindings for the Guile/Scheme programming language (version 2.0 and later)
  • a toy GTK+-interface called ‘mug’ (in the ‘toys/’ subdir)

mu is written in C and a bit of C++ (to interface with Xapian), with mu4e written in Emacs-Lisp and mu-guile in a mix of C and Scheme.

Note, mu is available in Debian/Ubuntu under the name maildir-utils; apparently because they don’t like short name. It’s also possible to confuse that name with the GNU Mailutils project (which is totally unrelated) - but now you have been warned.

Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.