Re: reading an empty directory after reboot is very slow
On 2015-04-24 09:35:29 +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> Anyway remember that the main slowness I have is when I retag messages.
> I could improve my script to cache the message-id -> filename mapping,
> which would make it much faster. But what I like to understand is why
> my current script is so much slower than Mutt (when the mailbox is not
> in the cache), while both are reading about the same data. I'll have
> to do some tests with slight changes in my script to see if this makes
> a difference. Hmm... something I've just thought about is to look at
> the cache size in both cases:
> 1. Drop the caches. Open the mailbox with Mutt.
> 2. Drop the caches. Use my script.
I think I've found the reason. See the new thread:
Subject: the correct way to read a big directory? Mutt?
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