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Re: Why isn't Gnus reading my mail?


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Why isn't Gnus reading my mail?
Date: 24 Nov 2003 22:48:53 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Dan Anderson <address@hidden> writes:

> On Mon, 2003-11-24 at 10:40, David Kastrup wrote:
> > Dan Anderson <address@hidden> writes:
> > 
> > > Jesper Harder <address@hidden> writes:
> > > 
> > > > Try nnml instead of nnmaildir.
> > > 
> > >         That isn't an option for me.  I keep several hundred megs of
> > > e-mail and if Gnus tried slurping the entire file into memory my box
> > > would have no ram left for programs.
> > 
> > Seems like you are confused about what nnml actually _is_.
> 
> What am I missing?

The Gnus manual?

C-h i d m gnus RET i nnml RET

nnml does not read every mail into memory.  It keeps each mail in a
separate file and maintains a fast data base for accessing those.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum




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