On Wednesday January 14 2009, Will Stephenson wrote:
On Wednesday 14 January 2009 02:02:56 Randall R Schulz
On Tuesday January 13 2009, Carlos E. R. wrote:
On Tuesday, 2009-01-13 at 15:24 -0800, Randall R
Can anybody shed any light on what is being done
hopefully, I can stop that from happening? It never did that
Wild guess: compacting folders.
I guess that's plausible—I do use mbox mailboxes. ...
Another thought that occurs to me is that it could be related to
message "expiry." ...
Expiry settings are per-folder - right click a folder in the list and
select Expire... It's off by default, obviously, and when it is on it
happens in the background while KMail is running.
Yes, I found them eventually. I've never used it and found none that
KMail uses mmap'ed folder index files to get its
The amount of a I/O that occurs is not dependent on the number of
folders that were altered while running. This would seem to infer that
the compacting hypothesis is not correct either, unless there's a bug
of some sort.
I guess the write happens when these are closed.
Possible, though it seems unlikely. For one thing, I've had KMail crash,
and if it was holding all the writes until shut-down, much mail would
be lost, and that has never happened.
It could also be Beagle noticing that all the kmail
timestamp and scanning them.
Beagle is not installed.
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