Huge Inbox

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Wed Dec 18 13:31:34 EST 2002

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 Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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