[kdepim-users] KMail becomes slow after search

Kishore kitts.mailinglists at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 14:24:09 BST 2009

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. Except that 
i believe that should not happen unless new messages arrive. Then too, it 
should scan only those new files and not all of them.
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