Pause while selecting INBOX

Gary Mills mills at
Sat Sep 27 20:35:04 EDT 2008

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 01:37:30PM -0400, Wesley Craig wrote:
> I'd probably use imtest to connect, get the PID of the server process  
> that I'm connected to, and then attach to that process with ktrace  
> (or whatever) with timestamps enabled.  Then I'd select the mailbox  
> -- this is assuming that mutt is only issuing a select when it says  
> "Selecting INBOX".  Obviously it could be doing any number of  
> things.  You can get positive confirmation of which command is taking  
> a long time by enabling telemetry, of course.

Thanks for the suggestions.  I believe I'll start with the telemetry,
to get an idea what mutt is doing when it pauses.

-Gary Mills-    -Unix Support-    -U of M Academic Computing and Networking-

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