Akonadi dsaster

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 09:35:02 BST 2016

On Wednesday October 05 2016 09:55:34 Daniel Vrátil wrote:

>There is a known issue with latest version of Xapian being crap and causing 
>crashes [0], unfortunately there's nothing we can do about that. You can 

So this hypothesis from the bug report can be falsified?
"it looks like my problem is somehow related to akonadi/kmail producing and not coping with invalid xapian searches."

I see that baloo also uses xapian, and in the DebUntu universe it is AFAIK used in the packaging system. If this is really about Xapian being crap in and by itself one would expect it to crash across the board. If it only crashes when used from akonadi there must be something about the way akonadi uses it that is problematic.

Either way there is something you can do about it: include a known-to-work version (build as a static lib for instance) and build against that by default if a known-not-to-work version is detected. 


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