Fresh copy of large maildir

Johannes Stezenbach js at
Wed Jul 6 10:31:42 BST 2011


On Tue, Jul 05, 2011 at 10:11:31PM +0200, Christoph Höger wrote:
> 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?

You could try "-o fsync=no", it helps a bit (unless you have a SSD).


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