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Re: Indexing Apple Email runs very slowly [message #482 is a reply to message #480] Sat, 18 February 2017 10:33 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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Robert White wrote:

> The index was created from a "predefined location" (Mail Icon) and in the
> Manage Indexes panel does not allow you to go to an "indexed data" panel
> and thus does not allow you to check for resource hogs.

The "Resource Hogs" button is at the bottom of the "Predefined Locations" list where you selected "Mail".

> 2017/02/17, 19:12:05 -0800: ### indexer busy; extending crawler timeout by
> 198 seconds ###

> I have attached two sample files from Activity Monitor. One is
> FTProFileIndexer and the other is FoxTrot Indexer (Mail).

I would think that some large binary data (attachments) are being indexed as plain text. What is your macOS version? Can you copy and paste the following command in a Terminal window, then paste back the result?

mdimport -L

> One additional thing. I stopped indexing the two indexes I have. I quit
> Fox Trot. And when I opened activity monitor it showed under CPU that
> there were still two Fox Trot processes running.

Either reboot your Mac, or press the command and option keys while launching FoxTrot; then check the "Force-quit agents" checkbox.


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