[MlMt] Looong delays when MailMate talks to SpamSieve

Benny Kjær Nielsen mailinglist at freron.com
Mon Sep 24 18:02:04 UTC 2012

On 24 Sep 2012, at 19:33, Amiram Reuveni wrote:

> On 24 Sep 2012, at 18:19, Torsten Grust wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> is it only me or do people experience very long delays (~ 2 mins)
>> when new e-mail arrives in the Inbox and MailMate tries to hand
>> over the message to SpamSieve?   During the delay, MailMate is
>> unresponsive and shows the spinning Beach Ball of Death.™
>> Looking at the SpamSieve Log, it looks like SpamSieve does not
>> receive anything from MailMate at all (before the problem occurred,
>> I saw entries reporting message classifcation, rule application, 
>> etc.).
>> Disabling SpamSieve in the MailMate Preferences makes the delays go 
>> away.
>> I'm running SpamSieve 2.9.5 and OS X 10.8.2.  (A downgrade to
>> SpamSpieve 2.9.4. didn't appear to help.  The problem might
>> occur since the switch to OS X 10.8.2, I cannot tell for sure...)
>> I have
>> defaults write com.freron.MailMate DebugSpamDetection -bool YES
>> Where can I see MailMate talking to SpamSieve?
>> Thanks and best wishes,
>> --Torsten
>> --
>> | Torsten "Teggy" Grust
>> | Torsten.Grust at gmail.com
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> I also see delays. Messages take long time to show.

Delays when new messages arrive or is it a more general problem? Do you 
use SpamSieve? What are the versions/revisions of SpamSieve, MailMate, 
and OS X?

> One more thing I notice already long time ago is that after a new 
> version of MailMate instal itself if I just let it run it takes more 
> and more processor power. Quitting and restarting fixes it.

The next time it happens then try making a sample of MailMate (locate 
MailMate in the Activity Monitor and then click the Sample button).


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