Re: Test suite timing issues?

Subject: Re: Test suite timing issues?

Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2022 17:09:59 -0400

To: Tomi Ollila, Michael J Gruber


From: David Bremner

Tomi Ollila <> writes:

> Does such a change hide "buggy" functionality ?

We mostly don't use add_message, call notmuch new via NOTMUCH_NEW in So I think it would mostly not hide bugs in notmuch
new. OTOH, I'm surprised the same issues with timestamps don't show up
there, if that is really the problem.

> Or do we consider notmuch new buggy if it does not notice all new messages
> arrived every time ?

That's a harder question. Maybe? But I don't know how serious a bug it
is for actual users (who often get mail delivered in various concurrent
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