[Users] address-keeper plugin and address completion

Ricardo Mones ricardo at mones.org
Mon Dec 10 15:33:20 CET 2012

  Hi Neels,

On Sun, Dec 09, 2012 at 04:28:04AM +0100, Neels Hofmeyr wrote:
> Hi Ricardo, hi users,
> I was annoyed by the fact that the address keeper plugin fails to push
> new addresses into the address completion immediately. So I hunted it
> down and came up with the two patches attached to claws bug #2835
> http://www.thewildbeast.co.uk/claws-mail/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2835
> The descriptions there ended up being a bit convoluted because the
> many description fields made me write many descriptions, sorry about
> that ;)
> Basically, to get immediate updates working, the address-keeper plugin
> should refresh the address book. But if the 'name' of the recipient is
> empty, claws-mail still drops it from address completion because of some
> obscure condition in addr_compl.c, and that's what my patch for
> claws-mail tries to fix. With both patches applied, it works the way
> I'd expect it to, crossing fingers against any adverse effects.
> I'm using these patches now. I hope that you have time to look at them,
> and maybe even improve and/or commit them?

  Not having side effects so far, so both committed.

  Many thanks for spotting this! :-)
  Ricardo Mones 
  Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.          Carl Sagan

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