Webmail application that doesn't abuse the IMAP server?
rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu
Wed Jun 11 09:31:31 EDT 2003
On Wed, 11 Jun 2003, Ted Fines wrote:
> Unless the imap connection has a mailbox open. That ties up a potentially
> very large memory resource (depending on the size of the mailbox) on the
> I have to say I don't know for certain whether that's true for the cyrus
> imapd, but for other imapds I've used, that has been the case. Someone
> know for sure?
As long as you have a fairly sane mmap implementation (most modern unixes
do), this isn't the case for cyrus (well, I suppose it depends on your
definition of "large memory resource").
That said, the type of connections held open by an IMAP proxy between
webmail sessions aren't holding a mailbox open.
Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper
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