[sylpheed:32842] Re: slow down with large folder

rhubbell Rhubbell at iHubbell.com
Wed Jan 28 04:36:06 JST 2009

On Tue, 27 Jan 2009 10:33:36 +0100
Tobias Nissen <tn at movb.de> wrote:

> rhubbell wrote:
> > I have a folder that has 19,000 messages and when ever I select that
> > folder it takes several seconds to return. Is this a feature or a
> > real problem?
> I think it's by design and that nothing can really be done -- but I'll
> leave this to the devs.

Right seems to be true.

> However you can work around that by creating subfolders for each year,
> e.g. Or you can archive old mail and delete it:

Yeah, archiving by year will work.

> See http://archivemail.sourceforge.net/ or http://movb.de/drotate/ (and
> http://movb.de/blog/drotate/ for that matter).
Thanks, a perl one-liner will archive by year.

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