[Dovecot] **OFF LIST** Re: body search very slow since upgrade from 1.0.15 to 1.2.10

Stan Hoeppner stan at hardwarefreak.com
Thu Feb 25 06:50:10 EET 2010

Eric Rostetter put forth on 2/24/2010 9:13 PM:
> Quoting Stan Hoeppner <stan at hardwarefreak.com>:
>> I guess you didn't have enough (any?) people testing mbox body search
>> before
>> the v1.2 release.  Is everyone but me using maildir?  Makes me wish I
>> had an
>> extra box so I could do dovecot devel version testing against mbox.
> I'm running mbox with 1.2 and not seeing any problems...  But that may be
> because I threw a lot of hardware at it?

Hi Eric.  Not sure if even fast hardware searching 11,000+ message count
mbox'en without an FTS plugin would give speedy results, given Timo's
discovery of earlier today.

Timo Sirainen put forth on 2/24/2010 12:27 PM:
> Looks like there's something very wrong with mbox with v1.2+. It's doing
> a *lot* of message header parsing work that doesn't happen with v1.1 or
> with other mailbox formats. Probably because I fixed some bugs where it
> was wrongly caching some state, but now it's not caching it long enough.


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