[Dovecot] Indexing Performance Question (was tpop3d vs dovecot)

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Feb 5 11:32:05 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-02-02 at 17:04 -0600, Richard Laager wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-02-02 at 14:40 +0200, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> > 1.1-branch Dovecot LDA does support parsing message while saving it, but
> > in that case the ,W= isn't really needed because the size is saved into
> > cache file anyway.
> Would it be useful to save it in the filename to avoid reading all of
> the file data if the cache had to be rebuilt, or would you need to read
> the file anyway?

In normal Dovecot operation the cache never needs to be rebuilt from
scratch.. But if in your environment the cache file for some reason gets
lost, then W= could benefit, especially with POP3. With IMAP it would
depend on the client.

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