Huge Inbox

Wander wander at
Wed Dec 18 14:35:18 EST 2002

Ok, I´m not using skiplist, since at time of compilation I choose de default 
DB3. But now that I have a production environment for at least 15 months using 
db3, how can I change it to skiplist, I mean, how could this be done 
considering de production environment and users happiness!


Wanderley O. Mendes
Software Specialist             wander at
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INPE/CPTEC - Cachoeira Paulista - São Paulo - Brazil

Quoting Rob Siemborski <rjs3 at>:

> On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, Jay Levitt wrote:
> > Are you using skiplist for your mboxlist?  I have over 7000 messages in my
> > inbox and it's zippy as can be...
> This of course depends on what is being slow.  If LIST commands are taking
> a long time, using the skiplist backend (as opposed to Berkeley DB) should
> be a big improvement.
> If, on the other hand, FETCH or SEARCH is being slow, this won't help much
> at all (since they don't hit the mailbox list).
> -Rob
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