Re: macOS globals.py issue

Subject:Re: macOS globals.py issue

Date:Sat, 04 Dec 2021 11:52:33 -0400

To:Dominyk Tiller ,notmuch@notmuchmail.org

Cc:

From:David Bremner


Dominyk Tiller <dominyktiller@gmail.com> writes:

> Hi there,
>
> I believe there's potentially a bug in the handling of signposting the
> notmuch dynamic library when installed in non-standard prefixes. For
> example, Homebrew moved their standard prefix on macOS from /usr/local
> to /opt/homebrew for machines running with Apple's ARM-based chip(s),
> which has caused another piece of software (https://github.com/pazz/alot)
> to fail to find `notmuch.dylib` because of the way `globals.py` handles it.
>
> With notmuch installed in /opt/homebrew and notmuch's library available
> in /opt/homebrew/lib, alot builds successfully but then aborts at
> runtime because it cannot find the shared library:
>

Since alot has now been ported to the new python bindings, I guess this
change is less urgent than before. Nonetheless if some knowlegable Mac
user wants to help review this, I'm not opposed.

d
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