[Dovecot] FTS what to use ?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Jan 15 08:51:55 EET 2013

On Fri, 2013-01-11 at 10:01 +0100, Erik Colson wrote:
> Hi
> I'm currently using dovecot 2.0 with squat fts which does a nice
> job. However I'm thinking about upgrading to dovecot 2.1 and the wiki
> isn't clear about which fts can or should be used with it.
> Is squat support dead ? As the wiki mentions that the config syntax is
> obsolete, I'm not sure if squat is obsolete also ? If not, what is the
> new syntax ?
> But in the case squat is dead.. what is the recommended alternative
> nowadays ? I don't really need substring search, but it is a nice thing
> to have.

I added now to http://wiki2.dovecot.org/Plugins/FTS/Squat :

NOTE: The squat code is quite slow for large mailboxes. There are also a
few bugs that are unlikely to be fixed. In v2.1+ it's recommended to use
fts-lucene instead.

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