[linux-elitists] fixing a corrupted mbox

Marc MERLIN marc at merlins.org
Mon Oct 26 12:32:17 PDT 2009

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 06:34:59PM +0100, Shot (Piotr Szotkowski) wrote:
> Marc MERLIN:
> > I have a few maildirs in the 50,000 - 100,000 range and it's a bit
> > borderline (you have to turn on header caching and be careful what
> > headers you scan for coloring), but it works much more reliably than
> > mbox.
> I just checked and the Maildir with my backup (80,000 messages, 665 MiB)
> loads in Mutt without any caching in about 30 seconds on a ThinkPad X301
> with an SSD drive. A second attempt to access that Maildir takes about
> 7-8 seconds.

Sure, with an SSD it'll be *much* faster :)

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