Re: [notmuch] SWIG (and particularly Python) bindings

Subject: Re: [notmuch] SWIG (and particularly Python) bindings

Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 21:45:34 +1300

To: Ben Gamari, notmuch


From: Carl Worth

On Tue, 29 Dec 2009 04:16:43 -0500, Ben Gamari <> wrote:
> I've been looking at switching away from sup recently to something with
> a slightly little less everything-and-the-kitchen-sink philosophy.

Hi Ben,

Welcome to Notmuch!

> Notmuch looks excellent, although it appears that its current front-end
> for my editor of choice (vim) is a little lacking in some ways
> (operations involving a call to notmuch invariably lock up vi for the
> duration of the operation).

Yes. The emacs mode was similarly crippled initially and fairly painful
until we fixed that, (and quite nice afterwards).

> these are to be included in-tree, I would be curious to hear people have
> to say about how we might integrate it into the sup build system.

I can't say much about integrating with the sup build system...


> Hope this helps someone. I'll hopefully have a chance to work with the
> bindings soon and will send a new set of patches once I think I've found
> all of the obvious issues.

Thanks for sharing. I'll look forward to future contributions from you!

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