Slow LIST command

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Wed Dec 11 11:06:30 EST 2002

On Wed, 11 Dec 2002, Richard Gilbert 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.


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

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