Bug 90451 - Very Slow when doing send/receive on pop access to Exchange
Very Slow when doing send/receive on pop access to Exchange
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: evolution (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2003-05-08 11:36 EDT by Matt Suckel
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-29 16:52:26 EDT
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Description Matt Suckel 2003-05-08 11:36:51 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.7 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20030131

Description of problem:
I am attempting to use evo to connect to my exchange server using POP mail.  In
previous versions it seemed ok...but now when you do a send/recieve it takes up
to about 3 minutes to complete when there are no new messages at all(mail is
stored on the server and not deleted).  I only experience this when connecting
to exchange, when I connect to sendmail MTA's all seems very responsive..

It is almost like something is timing out?

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Add an account that connects to the exchange server using pop
2.do a send/recieve

Actual Results:  very slow...I understand the slowness the first time..it has to
download all mail, but every time after that should be speedy shouldn't it?

Expected Results:  Resonsive send/recieve when there is no new mail...

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-05-16 18:08:27 EDT
If you run
CAMEL_VERBOSE_DEBUG=1 evolution-mail

from a terminal and then start evolution once that's ready, is there a lot of
traffic between the local client and the Exchange server?
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2003-06-29 16:52:26 EDT
Closing due to inactivity 
Comment 3 Harm Verhagen 2003-09-04 18:38:22 EDT
I am seeing this too.

Can this bug be reopened ?

Evolution 1.2.2-5 (RH9) is showing big performance problems with fetching mail
from a pop server. I have a cable connection to the internet (~800Kbit/s download)
Receiving new messages from my pop server seems to be exponential.
3 new messages:   about 7 seconds
12 new messages:  about 3-5 minutes
15 new messages:  about 30 mintues
35 new messages:  haven't seen this finish....
top shows that evolution is spending 100% cpu. (It isn't spending any noticably)

As I get typically >35 messages a day this really is a problem :)

Accessing the same mail server from a webmail interface is very responsive.

Any more details I can provide ?
Comment 4 Harm Verhagen 2003-09-04 18:39:50 EDT
Whoops a typo
>top shows that evolution is spending 100% cpu. (It isn't spending any noticably)

This shoud be:
top shows that evolution is _not_ spending 100% cpu. (It isn't spending any cpu
Comment 5 Harm Verhagen 2003-09-06 15:13:49 EDT
OK, I found the cause of the slowlyness of evolution. Its not caused by
evolution. It was spamassassin.

I am using spamassassin from evolution to check each message. spamassassin uses
osirusoft.com to check wether it comes from a known spamsite. osirusoft.com is
down... -> spamassassin checking takes for ages.

Creating the following file:
with the following content:
score   X_OSIRU_DUL             0
score   X_OSIRU_DUL_FH          0
score   X_OSIRU_OPEN_RELAY      0
score   X_OSIRU_SPAM_SRC        0

fixed the problem completely for me.

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