Re: segfault using python bindings

Subject: Re: segfault using python bindings

Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 09:07:12 -0300

To: Daniel Kahn Gillmor, Rollins, Jameson, Floris Bruynooghe,


From: David Bremner

Daniel Kahn Gillmor <> writes:

> The other possibility would be to implement the old "notmuch" API on top
> of the new one with explicitly logged deprecations. But iirc, the
> semantics and object lifecycle/ownership issues are subtly different
> enough that this would be a non-trivial project.  I'd be happy to be
> wrong though, perhaps someone closer to the systems (someone actively
> using the current python bindings on an ongoing project?) could look
> more closely?

IIUC, it is precisely this compatibility layer that has stalled things
for a year or so. I don't think we can afford to wait longer.

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