Slow LIST command
John Alton Tamplin
jtampli at sph.emory.edu
Mon Dec 16 13:01:54 EST 2002
>On Wed, 11 Dec 2002, Rob Siemborski wrote:
>>>Having watched the activity, the thing which seems to consume most of the
>>>resources are the LIST "" * and LIST "" % commands. These return with a
>>>response like "OK Completed (1.480 secs 28 calls)" but can take a very
>>>long real time. Is there anything which can be done to speed up the
>>>performance of the LIST command? My imapd.conf is appended.
>>Are you using the skiplist backend for your mboxlist?
>>If not, that should tremendously increase LIST performance.
Is the recommendation for skiplist compared just to flat or to db3 as
well? If the latter, how is reliability compared to db3, and does that
extend to the other uses besides mboxlist?
John A. Tamplin Unix System Administrator
Emory University, School of Public Health +1 404/727-9931
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