[Dovecot] Performance of Maildir vs sdbox/mdbox

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Feb 9 15:04:16 EET 2012

On 9.2.2012, at 14.56, Jan-Frode Myklebust wrote:

>>> Should I try increasing LMTP_PROXY_DATA_INPUT_TIMEOUT_MSECS, or do you have any
>>> other ideas for what might be causing it ?
>> The backend server didn't reply within LMTP_PROXY_DEFAULT_TIMEOUT_MSECS
>> (30 secs).
> It's actually 60 sec in v2.0
> 	http://hg.dovecot.org/dovecot-2.0/file/750db4b4c7d3/src/lmtp/lmtp-proxy.c#l13


>> It still shouldn't have crashed of course, and that crash is already fixed in v2.1
>> (in the LMTP simplification change). 
> Do you think we should rather run v2.1-rc* on our dovecot directors
> (for IMAP, POP3 and LMTP), even if we keep the backend servers on v2.0 ?

Yes, I've done a lot of improvements to proxying and error handling/logging in v2.1. Also I'm planning on finishing my email backlog soon and making the last v2.1-rc before renaming it to v2.1.0.

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