[Dovecot] Re: Dovecot vs. Courier-Imap

Matthias Andree matthias.andree at gmx.de
Mon May 17 12:50:08 EEST 2004

Adrian Ulrich <dovecot at blinkenlights.ch> writes:

> Dovecot performs very well if you have a very huge mailbox.
> I have a mailbox with about 30 folders with ~ 8000 messages
> per folder (with 200 new messages each day)
> Running Courier-Imap, you couldn't access the mailbox, it was
> so slooooww. Courier also segfaulted very often.

While I have hardly used large mailboxes with Courier, I've _never_ seen
it segfault.

Dovecot is faster, but lacks some features that Courier offers, the
NAMESPACE extension, for instance.

Matthias Andree

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