Bug 86594 - imap is very slow under Linux
imap is very slow under Linux
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: imap (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: John Dennis
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-03-26 00:57 EST by Brad
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-09-19 23:38:57 EDT
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Detailed description of the problem (2.20 KB, text/plain)
2003-03-26 01:00 EST, Brad
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Description Brad 2003-03-26 00:57:52 EST
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 01:00:10 EST
Created attachment 90720 [details]
Detailed description of the problem
Comment 2 Warren Togami 2004-09-19 23:38:57 EDT
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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