High CPU usage on large gmail attachments

Ng Oon-Ee ngoonee at gmail.com
Sat Oct 9 02:50:55 BST 2010

On Fri, 2010-10-08 at 19:10 -0500, Rob Browning wrote:
> 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:
Well, if that's the case offlineimap -1 should work, yes? That's what's
happened before, when I've had this issue, but not currently
(offlineimap -1 just shows the same behaviour).

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