Re: The future of mailboxes?
* Nicolas George <nicolas.george@xxxxxx> [2006-08-09 19:52 +0200]:
> - Speed: mutt is really fast loading mailboxes, but with really a lot of
> mail, just the speed of the disks can become a limiting factor. This is
> especially true on multi-users systems, where disk cache is quickly
> flushed by other users' data, and disk bandwidth is shared with a lot of
> people. And even applying the search pattern to thousands of mails to find
> just a dozen of interesting ones can cause a significant delay.
Maildir with the header cache shouldn't need to access that much data
on the disk to open a folder.
> - Thread-closure: as far as I can see, there is no way to select threads
> instead of individual messages with the "limit" command, is there?
The threadcomplete patch should do this.