High CPU usage on large gmail attachments

Rob Browning rlb at defaultvalue.org
Sat Oct 9 01:10:54 BST 2010

Ng Oon-Ee <ngoonee at gmail.com> writes:

> Another interesting thing is that some emails which cause the 100% CPU
> hang will download okay the next round, but some just can't after
> multiple tries.

That sounds like a threading problem I've experienced.  As a temporary
measure I eventually just disabled threading.  In Base.py:

               if not uid in dest_messagelist:
  -                if self.suggeststhreads():
  +                if False:

Rob Browning
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