Re: [PATCH] emacs: add new option notmuch-search-exclude

Subject: Re: [PATCH] emacs: add new option notmuch-search-exclude

Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2022 15:59:45 -0400

To: Mohsin Kaleem,


From: David Bremner

Mohsin Kaleem <> writes:

> David Bremner <> writes:
>> Can you be more specific about what tests are failing?
> Pretty much all of them, although I'm beginning to suspect it may be an
> environment issue on my part.
> I've attached the output of running `make test` in the root of the
> project from master, do you have any idea why so much seems to be
> failing. Some python tests fail with no module named pytest but I do
> have it installed, others seem to be failing because they cannot find
> (or maybe create) a database file. I thought it might be because the
> directory for the database doesn't exist so I made it manually yet the
> tests are still failing :/.

The test suite creates many databases, so manual creation should not be needed.q

Running the tests under .cache is a bit unusual, but it seems to work ok
for me. This makes me think the problem is some environment variable. 

It's just a guess, but do you by chance override XDG_DATA_HOME? I can
imagine that causing problems for the test suite.


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