[Bug 143134] New: kmail slow to jump between IMAP folders in online mode
funtoos at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 17 21:28:42 GMT 2007
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Summary: kmail slow to jump between IMAP folders in online mode
Platform: Gentoo Packages
AssignedTo: kdepim-bugs kde org
ReportedBy: funtoos yahoo com
Version: 1.9.6 (using KDE KDE 3.5.6)
Installed from: Gentoo Packages
Compiler: gcc 4.1.2
kmail can take >30 seconds to jump between fully downloaded inbox and sent-mail folders on the IMAP server. And don't ask about if I have to jump from a not-fully-downloaded folder to inbox: it will just hang with the godaweful "Retrieving Folder Contents" screen. At this very time, I am downloading headers for Trash folder and clicking on inbox has been showing me the screen for last 2 minutes.
The whole sequence:
1. click on inbox. let it download all headers.
2. click on sent-mail folder. let it download all headers.
3. jump between inbox and sent-mail folders. Long time between jumps anywhere from 5 seconds to 1 minute.
4. click on Trash folder, and immd. click on inbox. No inbox is shown but the blue screen with "Retrieving Folder Contents" stays there forever (now after 6 minutes, it is still there), till it completes downloading Trash header completely. It has hung so badly once that I need exit and get in again.
Compare those times with thunderbird: I click on a folder, I immd. start seeing the headers and window pane starts to increase in size (scroll bar expands). If at this time, I go to another fully downloaded folder, its view with msg headers appears instantaneously (less than 1 sec). I jump between folders and it takes less than a second.
So, what's up? Is there a setting that I missed? is it ipv6?
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