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Re: Buffer exceeds maximum size

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: Buffer exceeds maximum size
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 19:43:11 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (windows-nt)

>>>>> "MA" == Myriam Abramson <> writes:

  MA> Just to answer my own question, I found out that I split my mail
  MA> with nnmail into separate folders and those folders just got too
  MA> big. Deleting the folder (that is the file corresponding to the
  MA> folder) solved the problem. Maybe that could be handled better,
  MA> so that only the last n messages are loaded. Anyway, I am glad I
  MA> solved my problem so that I can continue using gnus for email

Have you though about setting up auto-expiry; if you archive your
messages after a year or so, to a year archive group you should be

Or you could try moving to a 1 file per message backend; although this
is likely to create a lot of files, unless you get few mails with huge



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