Strategy for supporting large message folders

Kent James kent at
Thu Jan 17 23:05:49 UTC 2013

On 1/17/2013 11:54 AM, David Bienvenu wrote:
> msgKey is used as a key in the nsIMsgDatabase to get the msg hdr for a 
> particular key, so yes, it's still used in all sorts of places in the 
> code, but should not be used as the offset into the berkeley mailbox. 
> If it were, maildir support would not work at all, instead of only 
> kinda working.
The key is not used as the offset into the berkeley mailbox, but isn't 
the offset used to generate the key, and then the key is used to lookup 
the message in the db all over the code?


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