On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 11:38 -0700, Ross Boylan wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 14:10 -0400, Jeffrey Stedfast wrote: 
> > On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 07:58 -0700, Ross Boylan wrote:
> > > Hi.  I've been getting into the code of evolution recently, and am 
> > > thinking of 
> > > doing a bit more to see if I can get it working OK for my situation.  I 
> > > have 
> > > an IMAP mailbox which is very large, both in terms of folders (over 100) 
> > > and 
> > > messages (the largest folder has >300,000 messages; my INBOX has about 
> > > 22,000).
> > 
> > the largest INBOX I've ever used was about ~100,000 messages, so you may
> > get to have some fun :)
> > 
> > > 
> > > None of the email clients I've tried cope with this very well.  Since 
> > > I've 
> > > been using evo at work in a similar setup (cyrus server, though not quite 
> > > as 
> > > big), I thought it might be the best to try to tweak.  The problems I've 
> > > had 
> > > so far involve setup activities rather than core functionaility.  First, 
> > > evolution couldn't create the account (solved); second I've had problems 
> > > getting it to show all of my subfolders.
> > 
> > are they in different namespaces? Current evo IMAP provider doesn't
> > handle multiple namespaces :(
> Single namespace.  It's all INBOX.folder.subfolder.
> The one wrinkle is that in some cases 'folder' exists in the namespace,
> but is not an actual box or folder (whatever the right term is) on the
> server: INBOX.folder.subfolder is a real folder; INBOX.folder is not.

I guess just a bug

[snip]
> > > How do I find out which of the imap store's code I'm actually using?
> > 
> > you are probably using the provider in
> > evolution-data-server/camel/providers/imap
> Is the other not loaded, or does it depend on which option I picked for the 
> server (I said IMAP4rev1).
> 

ah, in that case you chose imap4 and not imap

the imap provider is simply named "IMAP" in the drop-down menu in the
account editor.

Jeff

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