Re: [Evolution] Things I'd like to see (and implement)

On 02 Feb 2001 21:01:17 -0500, Dwight McKay wrote:
Why not expunge in the background? We've got this nice multi-threaded
design, why not use it?

Expunge writes the whole file from scratch, and when your mbox file is
75meg+ it takes a very long time. Plus while this is going on, you
couldn't read your mails, given that the entire file is being changed

Thats why it's done this way.


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