[Dovecot] [dovecot] INDEX variable and mbox_snarf plugin
jsiegle at psu.edu
Fri Jan 16 02:35:56 EET 2009
On Jan 15, 2009, at 6:47 PM, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> Sorry for the late reply.
> On Thu, 2008-11-06 at 13:39 -0500, Jonathan Siegle wrote:
>> Is there a way to tell the dovecot mbox_snarf plugin to use an
>> location for the index/cache files? It doesn't seem to want to use
>> INDEX variable. I'm guessing the answer is no because of all the
>> ties in
>> lib-storage/index/mbox/*c to the directory where the file(that is the
>> inbox) lives.
>> The filesystem where I keep the inbox file doesn't have a directory
>> the user to own. The user only owns the mbox file.
> It's not possible to specify the index location because of how the
> plugin has been implemented. The best you could easily do by modifying
> sources is to disable indexes for INBOX. Other than that it would
> require larger changes, perhaps a full rewrite.
That's what I gleaned from the source. For now, I will go forward with
adding another 300k files to the filesystem..
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