When opening a new window, both in online and offline modes, RSS feeds freeze thunderbird for a while

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

Status

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
13 years ago
10 years ago

People

(Reporter: jcea, Assigned: mscott)

Tracking

unspecified
x86
Linux
Bug Flags:
blocking1.8b5 -

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Whiteboard: closeme 2008-08-28)

(Reporter)

Description

13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8b5) Gecko/20050920 Firefox/1.4
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8b5) Gecko/20050920 Firefox/1.4

When I open a new window in thunderbird, I experience a 40 seconds delay waiting
for the new window. In the meantime, thunderbird is not responding, neither
redraws its windows if needed.

When the 40 seconds passes, the thunderbird goes fine.

Looking at thunderbird with a "strace" probe, I see thunderbird processing RSS
feeds related files. This processing freezes thunderbird for several seconds,
ever minutes, if you have a lot of rss feeds like me.

The issue is reproducible both in online and offline mode.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Thunderbird. You will need to be subscribed to some RSS feeds.
2. Launch a "strace" probe on Thunderbird.
3. Select a folder, right click and select "Open in a New Mail Window".
4. Look at the "strace" probe and observe "rss feed" file activity. This is very
costly if you have a lot of feeds.
5. Repeat the steps, changing online/offline status.
Actual Results:  
You see a lot of RSS feeds file processing. In the meanwhile, thunderbird
freezes. If you have a lot of RSS feeds, the freeze can last minutes.

Expected Results:  
No RSS feeds file traffic, no thunderbird freezing.
(Reporter)

Updated

13 years ago
Flags: blocking1.8b5?
(Assignee)

Updated

13 years ago
Flags: blocking1.8b5? → blocking1.8b5-
Reporter, does the issue still occur in the latest supported 2.0.0.x / Shredder trunk nightlies?

(1.5.0.x is now end-of-life and the latest supported 2.0.0.x is 2.0.0.16)
Whiteboard: closeme 2008-08-28
Reporter, does the issue still occur in the latest supported 2.0.0.x / Shredder trunk nightlies?

(1.5.0.x is now end-of-life and the latest supported 2.0.0.x is 2.0.0.16)
RESO INCO per lack of response to the last question(s). If you feel this change was made in error, please respond to this bug with your reasons why.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE

Updated

10 years ago
Component: RSS → Feed Reader
Product: Thunderbird → MailNews Core
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