Re: Email programs that work.
On Fri, 01 Sep 2006 07:44:00 +0100
Wulfy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Derek Martin wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 31, 2006 at 02:28:24AM +0300, Micha Feigin wrote:
> >>> Right now, on my system, t-bird is using 76MB RES & 200MB VIRT
> >>> memory. :(
> >> And I thought that sylpheed-claws-gtk2 is using too much at 17MB
> >> resources and 38MB virtual. Reminds me why I stopped using T-bird
> >> and a bunch of others.
> > PID USER PRI NI SIZE RSS SHARE STAT %CPU %MEM TIME CPU COMMAND
> > 18782 foo 15 0 3360 3356 1704 S 0.0 2.6 0:04 0 mutt
> > This is one huge advantage of Mutt. The memory footprint is
> > unbelievably small, particularly in light of how much power it offers.
> But that is not a fair comparison with T-bird... what about all the
> other programs you must use to get the same functionality?
But fetchmail only runs once in a while (I use cron for that). Procmail runs
only when needed by fetchmail, etc.
My problem was with the editor, I prefer emacs to vim, but it starts up to
slowly so I used it with emacsclient but that raised memory requirements way up
by another 30 megs or so.