[sylpheed:31678] Re: IMAP folder tree refresh

Manfred Usselmann usselmann.m at icg-online.de
Fri Sep 7 21:07:12 JST 2007


On Wed, 5 Sep 2007 17:58:47 +0200
Manfred Usselmann <usselmann.m at icg-online.de> wrote:

> I'm using Sylpheed mainly as an IMAP client from different locations
> and have a problem whenever I add or delete a folder. To make a new
> folder visible or a deleted one disappear at the other locations, I
> need to refresh to whole folder tree which invalidates the mail cache
> for all folders.
> This means whenever I access a folder for the first time after the
> update, all the headers are downloaded again, which takes a long time
> for large folders. I have several folders containing between 10000 and
> 70000 emails...  It gets even worse when accessing search folders
> which need the whole message for the search (happens e.g. with Cc: as
> search criteria). Then all the messages including body and
> attachments are getting downloaded again.

I forgot to mention that the folder refresh has another negative side
effect: All virtual / search folders are removed as well and need to be
specified again. Not a big deal - when you still remember the search
criteria...  ;-)

 Manfred Usselmann                           usselmann.m at icg-online.de

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