Webmail application that doesn't abuse the IMAP server?

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu
Wed Jun 11 02:03:15 EDT 2003

On Tue, 10 Jun 2003, Gary Mills wrote:

> We do use that, and it probably does improve performance.  It does have
> a problem with idle browser connections that accumulate with time.
> This also ties up a lot of `imapd' and `httpd' processes.  It probably
> needs a client timeout someplace.  I haven't had time to investigate
> further.

I'm not sure how the httpd processes are being tied up, but "tied up"
imapds that are otherwise idle don't cost you anything except some swap
and a process table entry.  They're basicly free.


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

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