[Dovecot] Indexing Performance Question (was tpop3d vs dovecot)

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Feb 5 11:38:00 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-02-02 at 12:05 -0800, Nate wrote:
> >list                              < here comes looong wait
> >-ERR Disconnected for inactivity.
> >Connection closed by foreign host.
> >
> >There is no index for that Maildir. But dovecot can't even make one 
> >in the first place. It just times out.
> >It's really scares me. That means, that for pop3 users Maildir is so 
> >much slower, than mbox?
> To do the first index you could increase the idle timeouts in dovecot 
> (have to do it in the src/pop3/client.c) file as it's not a config 
> option that i'm aware of.  I just modified both the 

Hmm. The real problem here is that all the hard work done with caching
the data is all discarded unless the client sent a QUIT command. I
suppose I'll fix this so that it'll always get saved.

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