Re: Possible threading issues in nm 0.32

Subject: Re: Possible threading issues in nm 0.32

Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 14:39:58 -0300

To: Michael J Gruber, Alexander Adolf,


From: David Bremner

Michael J Gruber <> writes:

> ... just a guess: Could it be that 
> a9f74aee ("CLI/new: drop the write lock to run the pre-new hook.", 2021-03-18)
> was not enough?
> notmuch_database_reopen() only reopens the xapian db but does not update
> other members in notmuch_database_t *notmuch, such as the last doc id
> and thread id.

That sounds plausible. By happy coincidence I prepared a patch for this
on the weekend as part of a different series. I will send the patch as a
followup. It would be nice to have a regression test for this, but I'm
not sure how easy it is to reproduce deterministically.

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