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Re: Gnus limit: opening huge group

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Gnus limit: opening huge group
Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2020 13:46:32 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Kevin Shell <> writes:

> On Fri, Nov 20, 2020 at 10:37:47AM -0800, Eric Abrahamsen wrote:
>> Kevin Shell <> writes:
>> > Hello Gnus users.
>> >
>> > When I try to open very huge newsgroup with
>> > C-u <Enter>
>> > and request fetching all the news messages
>> > Gnus behaves badly,
>> > the CPU makes very loud noise and Gnus can't open the group.
>> > The Gnus's fetching speed compares with neomutt is relatively slow,
>> > is the probelm with Emacs lisp VS C?
>> > Noemutt can open huge group with header cache,
>> > but Gnus just can't open huge group.
>> Is this an nntp server, or some other backend?
> It's nntp backend.
>>You mention newsgroups,
>> which sounds like nntp, but also neomutt, which sounds like mail.
> neomutt also supports nntp.

Oh, I didn't know that.

>>Not that I'm going to have much of a solution for you, but I do feel like
>> nntp handles large groups without too much trouble. Even if it takes a
>> while, it shouldn't spin up your fans.
> Gnus takes very long time to open,
> often eventually can't open huge group.
> Reguarding huge group,
> Emacs lisp VS C does have some performance impact.

Hmm, that's too bad. I don't think there are any nntp speedups on the
horizon, that's already been worked on pretty well. How many articles
are you trying to load?

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