[Users] Compound search is very slow

Dave Stevens geek at uniserve.com
Wed Jun 29 22:17:15 CEST 2016

On Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:11:42 -0400
Steve Litt <slitt at troubleshooters.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm talking about the search field appearing just below the message
> list and just above the single message box, and I'm talking about its
> leftmost dropdown set at "extended".
> Perform the following search:
> al 1 & b through
> If your situation is anything like mine, this will take far, far
> longer than just al 1 (date is indexed and is selected immediately),
> and subjectively a lot longer than you'd imagine it should take to
> search the bodies of today's and yesterday's emails.
> I haven't looked at the code, but I have a feeling it's (slow)
> body-searching a lot more messages than just those selected by al 1.
> How hard would it be for these extended searches to select left to
> right, so the user can select by indexed values before unindexed
> values?
> Thanks,
> SteveT

On my old slow Toshiba Satellite it took about a second or two to find
no matches in a thousand emails.


> Steve Litt 
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