[Dovecot] pop3_lock_session

Rene Luria operator at infomaniak.ch
Thu Feb 22 13:57:03 UTC 2007

Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-02-21 at 15:48 +0100, Rene Luria wrote:
>> How can I modify the timeout value for the pop3_lock_session ?
>> I'd like it to be much bigger.

> BTW. Why do you want it to be larger? I was thinking that maybe the
> default should be something like 10 seconds.

Because with a very loaded system with thousand of users, some them
having mailboxes with thousands of emails (several gigs), the time
needed to reconstruct the index while having many parallel sessions is
much more than 10 seconds.

For example, if there are 10 large accounts accessing their box at the
same time, with dozens of small accounts logging in simultaneously...

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