Re: How properly import mailboxes from Mozilla Mail?
- From: Peter Bloomfield <PeterBloomfield bellsouth net>
- To: balsa-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: How properly import mailboxes from Mozilla Mail?
- Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2003 10:59:40 -0500
On 2003.02.06 09:37 mpiktas wrote:
> I'm thinking of using Balsa instead of Mozilla Mail. One thing is
> holding me back though. How properly import my mailboxes from Mozilla
> Mail? Just copying them seems to do the trick, but then read
> messages appear as unread again. I tried to compact the folder in
> Mozilla Mail, but this did not help.
> This is only the minor anoyance, and I can live with that. The most
> anoying thing, that Balsa is really slow opening large imported
> mailboxes. I tried to open mailbox with more than 5000 letters and it
> took Balsa 27 seconds to do that and it eats up all processor time.
> If I choose Flat Index from menu Balsa again uses 100% of processor,
> and I do not wait till it finishes, because everything takes more
> than 3 minutes and I suspect then that Balsa freezes. The only way to
> stop this operation is to use killall balsa.
> Is this Balsa issue, or is this Mozilla Mail creating bad mailboxes?
No, it's a Balsa issue, especially in 2.0.x. Some improvements have
been made in cvs, and will show up in the next release, but it's still
not a greyhound!
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