Re: [RFE] Call `gpg --recv-keys` asynchronously

Subject: Re: [RFE] Call `gpg --recv-keys` asynchronously

Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 11:01:50 -0300

To: Steven Allen,


From: David Bremner

Steven Allen <> writes:

> Currently, notmuch fetches keys synchronously. This can be *very* slow
> (I fetch keys over tor) and locks up emacs for the duration. Therefore,
> this fetch really should be asynchronous.
> Unfortunately, getting this to work well (i.e. not interleave output in
> the `*notmuch-crypto-gpg-out*` buffer) requires a non-trivial amount of
> work.

Do I misunderstand, or was this fixed in a1d6e406f6f ?

Of course in the meantime the keyserver network basically went to

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