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Re: Is there a stable mail client for linux?

On Fri, 1 Oct 2004, Paul Johnson wrote:

> You think Mutt takes a long time loading a big mailbox?  Try PINE.
> Looking at the better part of half an hour to load a 4MB mailbox in PINE.

Something is terribly wrong with your setup then.  Currently my
debian-devel-changes mbox has approximately 6000 messages, (approximately
31MBs on disk) and pine loads it in about 15 seconds.  Pine mmaps a large
mailbox so you most likely don't have enough RAM and/or swap.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar@debian.org>
La Salle Debain - http://www.braincells.com/debian/

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