Re: [patch] sorting efficiency
On Sun, Sep 07, 2008 at 04:12:18PM +0200, Thomas Roessler wrote:
> Sorting by to or from header is inacceptably slow for large
> mailboxes if reverse_alias is enabled, and if there is even a modest
> number of aliases in place (here: 500). The main culprit is the
> reverse alias lookup code which does a linear search through a
> linked list. That code is invoked each time an address is made
> "human-friendly", i.e., *often*.
I posted a similar patch on March 28 that did something similar to the
alias group list. I can bring that patch up to date if there is some chance
that it would be submitted.
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