Re: Evo overhead (was Re: [Evolution] Connector GPLed!!!)
- From: Jeffrey Stedfast <fejj ximian com>
- To: Ron Johnson <ron l johnson cox net>
- Cc: evolution lists ximian com
- Subject: Re: Evo overhead (was Re: [Evolution] Connector GPLed!!!)
- Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 09:41:56 -0400
On Mon, 2004-05-17 at 08:09, Ron Johnson wrote:
On Mon, 2004-05-17 at 18:29 +0800, Not Zed wrote:
On Sun, 2004-05-16 at 22:13 -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
On Mon, 2004-05-17 at 10:25 +0800, Not Zed wrote:
On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 17:12 +0200, Tony Earnshaw wrote:
tir, 11.05.2004 kl. 18.03 skrev Jeffrey Stedfast:
more economical clients (Kmail for a start).
In what way? Our only overhead is indexes and summary files which
are a tiny fraction of the actual message content.
Well, I wouldn't go so far as say "tiny". 20-30% is my experience
with IMAP-stored email,
and 20-90% overhead on .evolution/mail/local email.
Huh. Please explain.
I'm lucky to get 5% for local mail and much less than that for imap
I must say, though, that it seems better in 1.5 than it did in
This is rubbish. The files have got bigger in 1.5, although by a
miniscule amount. But they are definitely not smaller.
Since I don't store my mail locally, anymore, and use 1.5, I
can't give you any proof on those scores, but I can tell you
about Evo 1.5 and Courier-IMAP:
The IMAP data:
$ du -s -h -k Maildir
The Evo 1.5.7 cache:
$ du -s -h -k .evolution/mail/imap/me haggis
50304 .evolution/mail/imap/me haggis
That's not all indexing overhead, that's mostly locally cached messages.
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