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From: David Bremner <>
Subject: [bug] handle .notmuch without xapian/ more gracefully
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2021 08:47:24 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

Several people have recently hit the problem where creating .notmuch
directory (e.g. to add a hook) before running notmuch new causes notmuch
new to fail. This is due to the way that notmuch currently detects a
database directory.  I'm not sure if this is easily fixable, but it
would be nice to at least give better diagnostics.


             reply	other threads:[~2021-12-14 12:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-12-14 12:47 David Bremner [this message]
2021-12-25 21:22 ` [PATCH 1/2] test/new: add known broken test for missing xapian directory David Bremner
2021-12-25 21:22   ` [PATCH 2/2] lib/open: do not consider .notmuch alone as an existing database David Bremner
2021-12-29 17:48     ` Tomi Ollila
2021-12-29 18:27       ` David Bremner

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