segfault using python bindings

David Bremner david at
Fri Aug 23 05:07:12 PDT 2019

Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at> writes:

> The other possibility would be to implement the old "notmuch" API on top
> of the new one with explicitly logged deprecations. But iirc, the
> semantics and object lifecycle/ownership issues are subtly different
> enough that this would be a non-trivial project.  I'd be happy to be
> wrong though, perhaps someone closer to the systems (someone actively
> using the current python bindings on an ongoing project?) could look
> more closely?

IIUC, it is precisely this compatibility layer that has stalled things
for a year or so. I don't think we can afford to wait longer.


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