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Re: cannot fully disable checking of mail


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: cannot fully disable checking of mail
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2007 20:31:09 -0400
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address@hidden wrote:

> Bash Version: 3.2
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
> 
> Some of our customers have large inboxes in maildir format
> (thousands of messages).
> 
> bash is very inefficient when used to check mail files this
> way, because it loops over the entire maildir/new and maildir/cur
> directories whenever it checks mail.
        [...]
> 
> Fix:
> 
> Don't ever call mailstat() if MAILCHECK is not set?

Close.  A fix for this will be in the next release of bash.

Chet


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