[linux-elitists] mutt & header caching (was Re: GUI/CLI mail client (was Re: ...))

Karsten M. Self kmself@ix.netcom.com
Wed Jan 1 14:05:53 PST 2003


on Tue, Dec 31, 2002 at 07:58:49PM +0000, Sean Neakums (sneakums@zork.net) wrote:
> commence  Don Marti quotation:
> 
> > I switched to Maildir last year and the only disadvantage I've
> > noticed is that it requires much longer to open really big Maildir
> > directories in Mutt than to open really big mboxes.  Is that the
> > only problem with Maildir?
> 
> It would be less of a problem if Mutt cached message headers, maybe.

There's a patch which does this, though I've not applied it myself, and
it's not on the Debian default build.

Anyone tried it?  Experiences?

Peace.

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