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Global search seems not to work with maildir-backed accounts

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No messages from newly installed maildir-backed accounts appear in Global Search results. Old mailbox-based ones are being searched fine.

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Is this is for Thunderbird and not Firefox?

The TB support page for Maildir is There is a "please file a bug" link at the bottom, followed by a link to already filed bug reports - could check those out, as there are A LOT of reported bugs that match "global search".