Cyrus Patches used at FastMail.FM

Ken Murchison murch at
Tue May 23 14:55:48 EDT 2006

Robert Mueller wrote:
>> Cool, some of the patches look really interesting and I'm considering to
>> include one or the other into my rpm packages. For example the 
>> statuscache
>> patch seems very nice. Just to be sure, are there any license 
>> restrictions
>> on the patches?
> No, no license restrictions. We'd love these to get back into cyrus 
> itself, so happy to contribute them back to whatever licence cyrus is 
> under.
> The statuscache is actually very useful, more so than Bron's comment on 
> the page immediately suggests. Originally I thought it was our webmail 
> client that was doing most of the status calls, so I actually put 
> caching into our web client. It turned out that in fact lots of email 
> clients also blast the IMAP server with status calls, so putting it in 
> the server itself has made a noticeable difference to load on our servers.

I know we discussed this in the past, but I can't seem to find the 
thread.  What part of the existing STATUS code causes the bottleneck?


Kenneth Murchison
Systems Programmer
Project Cyrus Developer/Maintainer
Carnegie Mellon University

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