[neomutt-devel] Use Buffers in Auto-Completion

Dennis Schön mail at dennis-schoen.de
Sat Jun 24 11:34:06 CEST 2023

Hi Richard,

On 24.06.2023 00:00, Richard Russon wrote:
> > Is this already a topic to actually tackle
> It is, but unfortunately it's already promised to another dev.
> We'd discussed the idea on IRC and that was some starting hints.

I see. No worries, that's exactly why I asked before spending much time on it.

> You can find us in: #neomutt on irc.libera.chat

Oh, a reason to install Irssi again. That'll be a throwback to old times. ;-)

> However, I've got a couple of other possible challenges for you.
> The first is fairly simple and self-contained.
> `mutt_mktemp()` - Convert the callers to use the Buffer version, `buf_mktemp()`.
> Temporary Buffers can be obtained from `buf_pool_get()` / `buf_pool_release()`.
> Once the callers have been converted, the macro/function can be dropped.
> The second is to: Use Buffers in the MxAPI Path Functions #3902
> https://github.com/neomutt/neomutt/discussions/3902
> These four functions are implemented by each of the backends, Imap,
> Maildir, etc.
> Interested?

Absolutely, I'll check these out. How do you prefer to handle the process? Is it ok if I open a PR early to get feedback? Or should we discuss here/on irc?


Dennis Schön

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