Bug 86594

Summary: imap is very slow under Linux
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Brad <bradb>
Component: imapAssignee: John Dennis <jdennis>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Priority: medium    
Version: 7.3CC: wtogami
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Hardware: i686   
OS: Linux   
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Description Brad 2003-03-26 05:57:52 UTC
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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):
imap-2001a-10.src.rpm

How reproducible:
Always

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.