[tpop3d-discuss]Corrupted TOP response with PIPELINING and tpop3d 1.5.3

Chris Lightfoot chris at ex-parrot.com
Thu, 3 Feb 2005 02:31:52 +0000

On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 01:52:59AM +0100, Martin Blapp wrote:
> > What I'm doing wrong in the perlscript ?
> Ok, fixed the bug ... (missing ^ in regex). I still dunno why
> my webmail application does not work yet.
> The problem I see now is the speed, as suspected. Qpopper does need
> 10 seconds to send 1000 headers, while tpop3d needs 30 seconds. If
> the webserver timeout is too low, we are running into a timeout.

hmm. I'm surprised -- my example with 1,000 messages takes
about 0.8s to run here (this is the code from CVS, reading
from a maildir; in this application a mailspool should be
a little faster).

The test script in your message takes about 0.2s.

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