[kdepim-users] KMail 4.13 upgrade: check for new mails minimum every 5 minutes?

Norbert Zawodsky norbert at zawodsky.at
Mon Apr 28 10:41:21 BST 2014

Am 28.04.2014 10:26, schrieb Martin Steigerwald:
> Am Montag, 28. April 2014, 09:24:15 schrieb Daniel Vrátil:
>> On Saturday 26 of April 2014 09:32:23 Benedikt Engelhard wrote:
>>> ist there a reason for such a high minimum value of 5? At least in my
>>> oppinion, this is a rather long time.
>> It's a reasonable minimum to make sure sync tasks don't pile up: imagine
>> slow  IMAP server with many busy folders - sync can easily take couple
>> minutes and Akonadi would then end up in doing nothing else but syncing
>> mail, eating away CPU and IO, not mentioning battery, when running on
>> laptop.
> Do they actually pile up?
> I think Akonadi shouldn´t start a new sync task if one is still running. And
> it should also stop a sync task that gets stuck after a while.
NO! How long is "a while"? Consider Daniel's "busy server behind a slow 
Imagine, you newly define a imap-resource for that server and akonadi 
has to sync everything for the first time....
> Thanks,
My 2 cents...
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