[neomutt-users] Is now a good time to test master?
riesebie at lxtec.de
Wed Feb 20 12:42:03 CET 2019
* Pietro Cerutti <gahr at gahr.ch> [2019-02-20 10:32 +0000]:
> On Feb 19 2019, 12:57 UTC, Richard Russon <rich at flatcap.org> wrote:
> > Hi Xu,
> > > I am wondering if now is a good time to test master.
> > Sorry, not really.
> > 7 months ago, I decided to try to fix a number of large architectural
> > problems in the code. That work is still going on. Each time I think
> > I'm close, I discover more complications.
> > > how stable on scales 1 to 10 is current master?
> > Let's go for a 7.
> > Most things should work fine -- we haven't changed much of the 'doing' code.
> > > I have itches to test, but do not want something extremely unstable.
> > However a few mailbox actions are known to causes crashes.
> > Usually this is when opening a mailbox twice at the same time, e.g.
> > - Mailbox 'A' Index, Compose, Attach email from Mailbox 'A'
> > - Edit an email - temporarily opens second copy of the Mailbox
> > - Save email to current directory, e.g. set record='^'
> Let me just add that none of the issues discovered so far have ever caused
> any data corruption / mail loss / unintended hatemail being sent to your
> boss / etc.
> The worst that can happen is a crash.
> That's to say, I encourage (almost) everybody to use master as a habit, in
> order to discover bugs earlier and deliver more stable releases.
Running latest master gives me a segfault at sending a signed
message. There is no bt provided and -d 2 doesn't have useful
> > > Thanks to flatcap and others for all of your works!
We all know Linux is great... it does infinite loops in 5 seconds.
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