[RFE] Call `gpg --recv-keys` asynchronously
Daniel Kahn Gillmor
dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Tue Feb 28 16:17:37 PST 2017
On Tue 2017-02-28 12:35:05 -0800, 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 asynchronous.
> Unfortunately, getting this to work well (i.e. not interleave output in
> the `*notmuch-crypto-gpg-out*` buffer) requires a non-trivial amount of
i agree with you that this should be asynchronous, but my elisp-foo
isn't sufficient to know how to do this correctly. But i think you've
identified a concrete and useful improvement, fwiw.
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