[notmuch] Segfault searching for tags
jan at ryngle.com
Fri Nov 20 05:20:45 PST 2009
On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 2:10 PM, Jeffrey Ollie <jeff at ocjtech.us> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 5:32 AM, Carl Worth <cworth at cworth.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, 19 Nov 2009 16:45:43 +0100, Adrian Perez de Castro <aperez at igalia.com> wrote:
>>> The thing is that in notmuch_message_get_in_reply_to(), line 288, a NULL
>>> instance of Xapian::TermIterator is dereferenced. In my particular case,
>>> the culpript is a cache file of Claws-Mail, as seen in the following GDB
>> Not quite NULL, (nor is it quite dereferencing---this is nasty C++
>> overloading), but yeah, the idea is the same. We need to protect all of
>> our "calls" to this overloaded operator to not call it when the iterator
>> is equal to the value returned by termlist_end ().
>> On Thu, 19 Nov 2009 20:23:15 -0600, Jeffrey Ollie <jeff at ocjtech.us> wrote:
>>> I straced some of the crashes, and the last file that was read before
>>> the crash was a malformed message. I've attached one of the messages.
>> Thanks for the file. I never like to push code that I haven't tested, so
>> this was very helpful.
>> Below is the patch that I just pushed which seems to do the trick.
> Ah, excellent! This does indeed seem to prevent the crash. Now I
> just need to figure out how to get all my mail out of GMail.
I did exactly that with offlineimap. It crashes from time to time, but
then you can just restart it and continue.
A few days ago I sent a patch which converts mail subdirectories to
tags and because Gmail IMAP server converts labels to subdirectories,
you can use that to convert gmail's labels to notmuch tags
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