[kdepim-users] KMail becomes slow after search

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Mon Aug 17 23:13:16 BST 2009

On Monday 17 August 2009, Kishore wrote:
> On Monday 17 Aug 2009 3:48:24 pm Peter wrote:
> > On Monday 17 August 2009 19:28:27 Leander Sukov wrote:
> > > After searching for mails, KMail (at least my) becomes very slow.
> > > I want to debug the problem, but I do not know how I can do that.
> > > After deleting the last search in /home/~/.kde/share/apps/kmail
> > > KMail starts working in the usual way again.
> > > Does anyone else have an expierience like that?
> >
> > Yes, it happens with my KMail  (1.11.2 and KDE 4.2.2 on Ubuntu
> > Jaunty), CPU useage skyrockets, and KMail is very sluggish. Of
> > course it also slows down other apps.  :(
> >
> > It's almost as if KMail is dynamically updating the search results.
> > For example, if another new mail comes in that might meet the
> > search criteria, it will show that in the search results.
> AFAIK, that is how the (dynamic) search folders are meant to work.

Exactly. Anyway, we advise against saving Searches because of the 
observed problems. As with many other deficiencies in KMail the 
problems with saved searches will be solved by Akonadi.

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