Fresh copy of large maildir

Ethan Glasser-Camp glasse at
Wed Jul 6 08:13:36 BST 2011

On 07/05/2011 04:11 PM, Christoph Höger wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have some fairly large maildirs now (> 2GB) and running offlineimap 
> plainly on them is quite ... slow.
> So here's my question:
> 1. Is there some optimization for such a task (e.g. compressing bulks 
> of messages) already present or would that be a completely new work?

IDLE support should really help with this.  Scanning will still be slow, 
but with proper and robust IDLE support, we won't need to scan as often 
(or ever?).  You'd also get new messages much quicker.


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