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Re: gnus fetching headers for ages


From: Martin
Subject: Re: gnus fetching headers for ages
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 15:47:28 -0000
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On 03/24/2010 01:17 PM, Ted Zlatanov wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Mar 2010 22:20:26 +0000 address@hidden (.Martin.) wrote: 
> 
> M> When I check for new messages by pressing 'g' and entering a particular
> M> group, the speed is ok, however, when I go back to the list of groups
> M> (Shift + L) and press RET to see old messages from a particular group it
> M> takes ages to enter a particular group. First it is 'Fetching headers
> M> for alt.......' then 'Generating summary'. Obviously it's a waste of
> M> time and bandwith to do it every single time. How can I modify my
> M> configuration to change this behaviour? This is my .gnus
> 
> M> | ;; don't ask how many email to dowload
> M> | (setq gnus-large-newsgroup 'nil)
> 
> Use `C-u 100 RET' to read the last 100 messages.  Right now you're
> getting every message, which goes back a long ways.
> 
> If the group has any new or marked messages this doesn't happen, but
> otherwise you'll get everything.
> 
> Ted

Thanks for your reply.
Is it possible to store the read messages locally (or at least their
headers) so that it would only query the newsgroup for new messages?


-- 
regards

Martin


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