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From: Ricardo Wurmus <>
To: Arun Isaac <>
Subject: Re: [guile-email] slow parse of email with huge attachment
Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 22:50:09 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi Arun,

> Yes, guile-email is quite slow. I think it is because it does multiple
> passes of each email trying to split MIME entities and what not. For a
> long time, I've been meaning to rewrite guile-email to only do a single
> pass. It's quite a bit of work, but I'll try to finish it in a week.

Wow, I appreciate your work!

> Meanwhile, if you have any benchmarking scripts, do share those. It
> would help me get a head start on the problem.

All I did was wrapping the parse-email call for the extracted email from
that Debbugs log file in statprof to see what took the most time.  Since
that one email is pretty big it took a few seconds to complete.

You can get the mbox here:;mbox=yes


  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-05-19  2:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-17 22:06 Ricardo Wurmus
2020-05-18  1:13 ` Arun Isaac
2020-05-18  1:13   ` Arun Isaac
2020-05-18 20:50   ` Ricardo Wurmus [this message]
2020-05-19  2:33     ` Arun Isaac
2020-05-19  2:33       ` Arun Isaac
2020-05-25 14:52     ` Arun Isaac
2020-05-25 14:52       ` Arun Isaac
2020-05-25 15:08       ` Arun Isaac
2020-05-25 15:08         ` Arun Isaac

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