[vim] Plugin crashes on certain multi-mime emails

David Bremner david at tethera.net
Thu Mar 28 04:33:36 PDT 2019

Nicolas Lesser <blitzrakete at gmail.com> writes:

> For some emails, notmuch-vim crashes. I can't figure out the reason for
> this. The stack trace is:
> Error detected while processing function
> <SNR>13_search_show_thread[10]..<SNR>13_show:
> line   39:
> NoMethodError: undefined method `mime_type' for nil:NilClass
> eval:22:in `block (2 levels) in <main>'
> eval:8:in `each'
> eval:8:in `block in <main>'
> eval:323:in `render'
> eval:4:in `<main>'
> eval:8:in `command'
> eval:8:in `<main>'
> The error seems to only come up for multi-mime emails, but then also not
> all of them. It seems like the error is that find_first_text returns nil,
> but that can only happen if the message doesn't have any content-type
> "text/plain" or "text/html" AFAICT, but I checked: It does both. GMail
> doesn't have any problems reading that same email.
> Any ideas? Thanks.

Not really, but maybe looking at the output from
devel/printmimestructure can give some clues. Also looking at the output
of notmuch show on the command line.


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