[Dovecot] Speed up large maildirs
jtrigg at spamcop.net
Tue Feb 15 21:42:29 EET 2005
On Tue, February 15, 2005 2:21 pm, Timo Sirainen said:
> On 15.2.2005, at 21:13, John Peacock wrote:
>> Timo Sirainen wrote:
>>> The optimal solution anyway will be Dovecot's own mail format at some
>>> point, delivered through Dovecot LDA which indexes the mail
>>> while storing it.
>> That would be a database, right? ;-)
> Basically the current indexes, with message bodies stored in one or
> more files depending on how configured, but without any duplicated
> metadata in them. Configuration would probably be "try to keep file
> sizes around 1MB" or "1 message per file".
I'm hoping that you're not intending to go the Cyrus route where only the
proprietary format is supported; I don't want to give up the ability to
use procmail/formail/other unix utilities on messages...
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