To be honest, I’m actually surprised that it works. I was under the assumption that there is a lock on the python-whoosh database that would prevent 2 instances of Paperwork (paperwork-gtk and paperwork-cli here) from using it at the same time. Well, I’m glad it does
Could an menu item be added or the list be automatically updated?
I would preferably go for an automatic update. I assume it could be done on Linux using inotify fairly easily. Not sure regarding Windows, but I assume there is a similar mechanism available.
Should this be opened as a GitLab Issue?
If you want to make sure that your issue is not forgotten, then yes, opening a ticket on Gitlab is the way to go.