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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: MUAs (was Virtual POP3 and IMAP server)
From: Carl D Cravens <raven@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2001 09:55:40 -0500 (CDT)
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On Sat, 20 Oct 2001, Jonathan Hall wrote:

> To open a 9mb mailbox Pine took 21 seconds and afterwards, 'top' output
> showed it consuming 10396kb of RAM.

That's because Pine sucks the entire mailbox into memory.  Bad, bad
programming practice, and I'm surprised that they've never "fixed" that.
But I never have a big mailbox...  procmail separates everything out for
me and discards attachments over 1 meg in size.

Carl D Cravens (raven@xxxxxxxxxxx)
Don't do dat, it hurts my wittle bwain.

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