Speed of syncing several folders at the same time vs sequentially

Stewart Smith stewart at flamingspork.com
Wed Jul 20 22:34:02 BST 2011

On Wed, 20 Jul 2011 13:48:48 -0700, Marc MERLIN <marc at merlins.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 01:45:17PM -0700, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> > I'm doing a big imap resync from gmail after my UID validity pointers
> > crapped out.
> Sorry, I wasn't clear there I deleted all my local mail and pointers and I'm
> doing a re-download of tens of thousands of messages over a 10 or so
> folders.
> It looks like it will be hours, as in maybe 24 or so (and I'm on a fast
> connection), so I'm looking at optimizing this the best I can :)

Years ago, when I last did this, this amount of time semes kind of in
line to what I was seeing. I found that my sqlite patches helped a *lot*
(I wrote them in part to tackle this problem).

Stewart Smith

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