[notmuch] notmuch new: Memory problem
dominik.epple at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 23 07:30:29 PST 2009
Thanks for your help. Here is the information you requested:
2009/11/20 Carl Worth <cworth at cworth.org>:
> I'm curious how big your .notmuch directory ended up after this
> operation. (And how that compares in size to the total size of your
> collection of mail.)
I guess you mean these directories:
$ du -sh Maildir
$ cd Maildir
$ du -sh .notmuch
> That's definitely not too much mail. I think you should expect "notmuch
> new" currently to index on the order of 10 - 100 messages/sec.
> Your "notmuch new" process should have been reporting a count once per
> second as it progressed, (at least until things went wrong). How far did
> you see that go?
It started quickly, but its speed decreased, and I interrupted it at
some 4000 messages, if I remember correctly.
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