[Lazarus] Congrats on the new project options screen [OT]

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 9 11:54:50 CEST 2013

Am 09.08.2013 11:44, schrieb Mark Morgan Lloyd:
> Lukasz Sokol wrote:
>> On 09/08/13 09:17, Frederic Da Vitoria wrote:
>>> 2013/8/9 waldo kitty <wkitty42 at windstream.net
>> [...]
>>> after some investigation and time spent archiving, it seems that
>>> thunderbird with some 40000+ messages in this lazarus folder plus
>>> having firefox open were causing my system to consume too much memory
>>> and thus using swap... especially when i would open lazarus to do
>>> some coding or checking things out from posts in here... after
>>> archiving, it seems to have cut down on the amount of memory used so
>>> we'll see what happens now...
>>> OT, I have found that TB archives are unreliable with large volumes.
>>> Not that mails disappear (at least not that I know), but quick search
>>> tends to not find all the mails it should.
>>> -- Frederic Da Vitoria (davitof)
>> Compact Folders option seems to also help a lot.
> Something to avoid is having lots of messages in the same folder with 
> the same subject line. We use INN here to archive stuff we send to our 
> customers, and we were able to improve local client (Netscape/Mozilla 
> and derivatives) performance a lot by appending a unique ID to each 
> subject line. Having subject lines that only start the same (e.g. Re: 
> [Lazarus]...) is mostly harmless.
In our company and I privately switched from Thunderbirds default mail 
format MBox to MailDir which improved the situation a bit :)


More information about the Lazarus mailing list