[RFE] Call `gpg --recv-keys` asynchronously
david at tethera.net
Tue Feb 28 15:52:59 PST 2017
Sebastian Schwarz <seschwar at gmail.com> writes:
> Allow me add to this RFE.
> On 2017-02-28, Steven Allen wrote:
>> Currently, notmuch fetches keys synchronously. This can be
>> *very* slow (I fetch keys over tor) and locks up emacs for the
>> duration. Therefore, this fetch really should be
> Even with all keys already present signature verification takes
> some time as well. It would be nice if this was done
> asynchronously as well. This would greatly improve the speed of
> opening threads with large numbers of signed messages.
Offhand, that sounds even harder. With a noticable loss in security, we
could cache the verifications in the database so the cost is only paid
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