Re: best mailbox format?
- From: Peter Bloomfield <PeterBloomfield bellsouth net>
- To: balsa-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: best mailbox format?
- Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2004 21:39:45 +0000
On 02/14/2004 07:07:10 AM, Martin Klaffenboeck wrote:
> Am 2004-02-14 00:28:21 schrieb(en) Peter Bloomfield:
>> I have a maildir and an essentially identical mbox, both with
>> over 3000 messages (~11Mb in the mbox format), and with Balsa
>> from cvs HEAD, both open in 2-3 seconds (the second time,
>> after the disk buffers are loaded)--can't really tell which is
> For me it seems that maildir is faster than mbox. So now I use
> only maildir now.
> Balsa was a bit buggy about a half a year ago, so I don't try
> mbox anymore.
It's been a long, slow job, but the mbox backend in cvs now seems
robust, and gives reasonable performance.
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