[Mailman-Developers] CPU usage again
Barry A. Warsaw
Sun, 21 Oct 2001 15:25:21 -0400
>>>>> "BG" == Ben Gertzfield <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
BG> How big are your .mbox files in the mailman/archives/private/*
BG> directories? I had the exact same problem until I turned off
BG> internal archiving; once my .mbox files got too big, the
BG> ArchRunner took up 100% of the CPU and took hours to run.
BG> Try turning on external archiving and switching to Hypermail.
BG> It's a better archiver anyway.
I can't dispute that there are better archivers than Pipermail, but
I'd still like to know why Pipermail/ArchRunner takes up so much cpu,
and that only occasionally.
Did you see my timing tests on a list with a 280MB .mbox file? It
wasn't nearly that bad.