[sylpheed:34037] Re: some strange lag on POP3 fetch after Sylpheed is opened from some time (Win32)

Gene Goldenfeld genegold at fastmail.fm
Tue Jun 8 01:09:09 JST 2010

On Mon, 7 Jun 2010 14:02:57 +0300
Cristian Secară <orice at secarica.ro> wrote:

> Since the latest version (cannot say if the very latest or not) I
> noticed a somewhat annoying behaviour when fetching mail (all
> accounts, which means 4 accounts).
> If I just open Sylpheed and Get all, everything goes quick, the dialog
> opens (it is set to open a separate progress window), 1, 2, 3, 4, ok.
> If I let Sylpheed open for some time (~10 minutes or more), when I
> press the toolbar button nothing happens right away. The tree pane
> goes gray (thus disabling any operation there) and I have to wait.
> ...

I always use "Get All" and mine checks 10 addresses plus 2 types of
newsgroups (Win32/XP). I do sometimes see the behavior you're
describing, tho more often before than now. Without really knowing,
I've attributed it to 1) trouble making a connection to the email
server (or possibly Mailwasher beta still completing its thing); 2) my
computer doing other things at the moment, thus temporarily tieing up
the processor; and 3) how long the computer session has been going on.
Beyond that, the speed in which my addresses are run through, once the
first one shows up, has really improved since organizing them by


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