Mail items very slow in deleting or moving to different folders 1.7.6



MailNews: Message Display
13 years ago
12 years ago


(Reporter: Steve Tilton, Unassigned)


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13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050319
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050319

Just installed 1.7.6 from 1.7.5.  Ever since I have experienced very slow 
"deletes" in mail.

For example if there is a message in the inbox I want to delete, I press the
delete key (or click the delete icon) and it takes 5-7 seconds for the message
to delete.  Under 1.7.5 the message would delete instantly.

If I click the Junk Status icon it also takes 5-7 seconds for the action to take

If I move a message to a different folder, it also takes 5-7 seconds for the
transfer to occur.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Highlight message
2. Press delete button (or click "Delete selected message" icon)
3. Message disapears in 5-7 seconds

Actual Results:  
Selected item took 5-7 seconds to disapear (or be moved to different folder)

Expected Results:  
Selected item should disapear immediately.

Comment 1

13 years ago
Is there any indication of disk swapping? (disk activity as the operating system
moves items in memory to disk to make room for new stuff). If so, perhaps 1.7.6
fills up the memory more than the previous version.

I use Windows, and found that often my memory gets full and the disk churns
saving things so it can load something additional. A system monitor shows that I
have 8 Mb free now, and sometimes it goes down to 1Mb, essentially no free
memory. In that condition, the swap file on the disk gets the overflow.

Is that what seems to be happening when you use 1.7.6?

Comment 2

13 years ago
Also, are you using a POP (stores on your disk) account or an IMAP (web-based)


13 years ago
Assignee: sspitzer → mail

Comment 3

13 years ago
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Comment 6

12 years ago
user moved to thunderbird
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