`mail-user-agent' is defined with defcustom and may be customised by users. It should not be set to arbitrary values in modules.
To make use of that configuration value call `compose-mail' which starts user's preferred mail composition package as selected with the variable `mail-user-agent' instead of notmuch's hardcoded `message-mail'. --- NEWS | 10 ++++++++++ emacs/notmuch-mua.el | 2 +- emacs/notmuch.el | 2 -- 3 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-) diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS index 44e8d05..cf5b3c3 100644 --- a/NEWS +++ b/NEWS @@ -64,6 +64,16 @@ Added `notmuch address` subcommand Emacs Interface --------------- +Fixed `mail-user-agent` handling + + The value of the mail-user-agent variable is not forcibly set to + `notmuch-user-agent`, regardles of how a user has customised it, + everytime notmuch.el is loaded. This way, someone who used for example + Gnus has her MUA and notmuch just as a search engine, doesn't have her + configuration broken everytime notmuch.el is loaded. The user can now + use her favourite mail composing package when replying messages in + notmuch too. + Use the `j` key to access saved searches from anywhere in notmuch `j` is now globally bound to `notmuch-jump`, which provides fast, diff --git a/emacs/notmuch-mua.el b/emacs/notmuch-mua.el index 2c58886..f02c7b5 100644 --- a/emacs/notmuch-mua.el +++ b/emacs/notmuch-mua.el @@ -263,7 +263,7 @@ OTHER-ARGS are passed through to `message-mail'." (push (cons 'From (concat (notmuch-user-name) " <" (notmuch-user-primary-email) ">")) other-headers)) - (apply #'message-mail to subject other-headers other-args) + (apply #'compose-mail to subject other-headers other-args) (message-sort-headers) (message-hide-headers) (set-buffer-modified-p nil) diff --git a/emacs/notmuch.el b/emacs/notmuch.el index 218486a..80cab57 100644 --- a/emacs/notmuch.el +++ b/emacs/notmuch.el @@ -1037,8 +1037,6 @@ notmuch buffers exist, run `notmuch'." (switch-to-buffer first)) (notmuch)))) -(setq mail-user-agent 'notmuch-user-agent) - (provide 'notmuch) ;; After provide to avoid loops if notmuch was require'd via notmuch-init-file. -- 2.0.4