[Mailman-Users] Slow command-line unsubscription

Chuq Von Rospach chuqui at plaidworks.com
Sat Jul 14 07:56:13 CEST 2001

On 7/13/01 3:43 PM, "Charlie Watts" <cewatts at frontier.net> wrote:

> I'm trying to unsubscribe about 1000 addresses from a list of about
> 12,000.

> It is taking  -forever- . Watching ~logs/subscribe, addresses are being
> un-subscribed at about 1 message per second.
> Is this normal?

Wouldn't surprise me. Since it's a single process, your MP machine isn't
going to use all it's CPU, but the operation is going to be primarily
disk-limted anyway -- are you using fast disks? Slow disks?

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