Re: [hypermail] large mailbox

From: Peter C. McCluskey <>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2003 17:18:52 -0700 (PDT)
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 Micheon.Eubanks_at_Sun.Com (Micheon Eubanks) writes:
>I have a large mailbox(over 95066 messages) it takes forever to create
>a new archive but after I create the archive I just want the new
>messages added to the existing list. It seems when the new messages
>come in all the existing headers are re-read(95066 headers are re-read)
>and this, again will take time. Is there something in the
>configuration I can do to speed things up. I don't care about
>appending the messages to the mailbox as long as the messages are stored.

 If you're using the incremental mode, try "usegdbm = 1".

 Also, verify that you're using "overwrite = 0".

 Other than those, there aren't many things that affect the speed.

Peter McCluskey          | "To announce that there must be no criticism of | the President, or that we are to stand by the
                         | President right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic
                         | and servile, but morally treasonable to the
                         | American public." - Theodore Roosevelt
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