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Bug 86594 - imap is very slow under Linux
Summary: imap is very slow under Linux
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: imap
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: John Dennis
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-03-26 05:57 UTC by Brad
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:52 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2004-09-20 03:38:57 UTC

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Detailed description of the problem (deleted)
2003-03-26 06:00 UTC, Brad
no flags Details

Description Brad 2003-03-26 05:57:52 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.9 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20030314

Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Check mail with a Linux imap client
2. Wait
3. Wait...

Actual Results:  After a LONG time (minutes), the mailbox contents are reported

Expected Results:  Should happen within 1 second.

Additional info: See attachment

Comment 1 Brad 2003-03-26 06:00:10 UTC
Created attachment 90720 [details]
Detailed description of the problem

Comment 2 Warren Togami 2004-09-20 03:38:57 UTC
This is a well known problem that cannot be fixed.  imap is a terrible
mail server.  Switch to dovecot or cyrus-imapd which ships with FC2+
if you want fast and reliable POP3 or IMAP4 servers.

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