Re: [PATCH] test: allow to use --full-sync

Subject: Re: [PATCH] test: allow to use --full-sync

Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2022 00:01:04 +0200

To: Michael J Gruber, David Bremner,


From: Tomi Ollila

On Wed, Feb 16 2022, Tomi Ollila wrote:

> I'd not merge this NOTMUCH_NEW_OPTIONS=--full-scan ;D too eagerly
> ... I'd like we really knew the reason (which is then written in
> commit message)

I seem I did not get my message above (or why the ;D is there)
expressed clear enough -- the idea there was that also

NOTMUCH_NEW_OPTIONS=--full-scan make test
would have worked

(or, NOTMUCH_NEW_OPTIONS=--verbose, to get noisy output -- and lot of
failed tests ;D)

(to disable such a leakage of environment variable into test run 
NOTMUCH_NEW_OPTIONS= should have been there before checking that variable
 -- OTOH just adding NOTMUCH_NEW_OPTIONS=... as way to provide any options
to notmuch new (for users to experiment) could be an option (or

Anyway, I am not proposing adding but better concentrate 
figuring out what is happening there and why...

> Tomi
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