Mac’s warp speed

Found this post referenced in a couple places.  The idea is to scrub the sqlite database underlying the and reap tremendous performance gains.  The definitive command line entry showed up in the comments.  You run this after taking down:

sqlite3 ~/Library/Mail/Envelope\ Index vacuum;

I was impressed by the results.  No metrics needed, the gains were obvious.  YMMV.  Depends on how gunked up your database has become.  As always, make sure you have a backup (but looking at the comments there were no problems mentioned).

Here is the original post:

 A faster way to speed up

Published in: on March 19, 2007 at 9:09 pm  Leave a Comment  

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