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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Fetchmail issues? (Was: Geronimo-JAMES integration)
Date Mon, 16 Jun 2008 19:47:50 GMT
On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 8:42 PM, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org> wrote:
> Robert Burrell Donkin ha scritto:
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 1:01 PM, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> Robert Burrell Donkin ha scritto:
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 1:22 AM, Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> rewriting the JAMES spool using JMS would be good
>>>>>
>>>>> Why?
>>>>
>>>> specifically: restarting my JAMES instance every couple of days has
>>>> started to irritate
>>>
>>> Do you think that the current spoolrepository implementation has
>>> something
>>> to do with your restarts?
>>> I'm not aware of issues in this and I don't restart my james since the
>>> last
>>> reboot almost 3 months ago.
>>
>> i'm pretty sure that it fetchmail is the direct cause but i believe
>> that it's indirectly related to the spool design. do you run
>> fetchmail?
>
> I run fetchmail with few (<10) remote pop3 mailboxes and a limited number of
> messages (<1000/day).

about the same as me :-/

> Is it a deadlock issue, an OOM issue or what else?

OOM

i should probably profile

> I made a refactoring for fetchmail almost 2 years ago. It is attached to a
> JIRA issue because it started a flame:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JAMES-509
>
> I don't remember much of that changes but I remember that I also removed the
> StoreProcessor/FolderProcessor/MessageProcessor granular creation by
> refactoring them to top level reentrant objects that take things to process
> as arguments to their "process" method. This could have an impact with
> memory.
>
> If you want to give it a try I could update it to current trunk and put  it
> in a fetchmail2-function module, but it is untested code, so I'll do my part
> only if you have interest in trying it. (you can also enjoy the complaints
> here: http://markmail.org/message/sd4zyzt7sbdkm6qz)

i was planning a complete rewrite: i would prefer to use a direct POP3
client plus messaging

- robert

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