[Dovecot] Search over big folder hierarchy (was: Global FTS index?)

Patrick Nagel patrick.nagel at star-group.net
Tue Jun 24 10:29:26 EEST 2008

On Tuesday 24 June 2008, Patrick Nagel wrote:
> Hi,
> I tried the FTS (and FTS Squat) plugin today, and it works as advertised.
> But: On my 13000 folders with 160000 mails maildir I use for testing, the
> speed increase is not as big as one would wish (it still takes several
> minutes to complete a search).
> Is my assumption correct, that there is no way to do a search over a big
> IMAP folder hierarchy in a reasonable amount of time, because each folder
> has to be 'selected', and only one folder can be selected at once?
> Patrick.

I think this subject is more suitable for the mail's content. At first I 
focussed on the FTS index, and changed the mail later on, after which I 
forgot to change the subject...


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