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Re: guix edit mutt -- with new option, and dependency, how I got it work

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: Re: guix edit mutt -- with new option, and dependency, how I got it working
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2016 16:34:33 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.24 (2015-08-30)

On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 11:06:49PM +0200, Efraim Flashner wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Mar 2016 15:45:51 -0500
> Leo Famulari <address@hidden> wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 07:58:06AM +0100, Jean Louis wrote:
> >  [...]  
> > 
> > I'm really glad you mentioned this on our list! My "Archive" mail folder
> > has ~30000 messages, and I rarely opened it because of how long it would
> > take Mutt to load them all. With this option enabled, it loads almost
> > instantly, once the cache is created.
> > 
> > :)
> sounds like it'd be good to enable
> > 
> > I agree that we should build our Mutt with this option enabled.
> > 
> > If everyone agrees, the question is which database to use — we have gdbm
> > and bdb in our package tree (I think tokyocabinet is a WIP). I have no
> > idea which database is a better choice. What do people think?
> Assuming mutt, gdbm and bdb build on all architectures, comparing guix graph
> of mutt, gdbm and bdb, and the graph of the two databases is identical. The
> only other input I have is that debian uses tokyocabinet as a dependancy.

It looks like they both build on all architectures.

Gdbm is a little smaller and it's a GNU project, so I vote for gdbm, in
the absence of any knowledge of the two databases' technical merits.

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