[PATCH] debian: Add packaging for python3-notmuch2

David Bremner david at tethera.net
Thu Jan 9 18:38:02 PST 2020

Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net> writes:

> On Mon 2019-12-23 17:17:22 -0500, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
>> Ship a new debian package for the notmuch2 CFFI-based Python interface
>> to notmuch.
>> Unlike the notmuch python module, the new notmuch2 module is no longer
>> arch-independent, because it builds and ships a shared object in
>> addition to the python code.

Do you understand if installed the _capi.abi3.so into /usr/lib/python3.8/...
is correct? It does seem a bit suspicious to tie it to the specific
version of python3, and lintian complains.
> Pinging on this patch as well.  If we want the notmuch2 python module to
> be used, we need to get it in wider distribution.  having it installable
> via "apt install python3-notmuch2" would be a good start.

We'll need an upstream notmuch release including the new bindings for
this to make a difference. It might make sense to do that soon-ish.

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