[Dovecot] Want to have some users with Maildir, some with mbox

Stewart Dean sdean at bard.edu
Mon Feb 1 16:35:44 EET 2010


Timo Sirainen wrote:
> Yes.
> Yes.
:) Getting to Yes! :)
> Question 3: When converting existing users from mbox to maildir, should
>> I delete the index contents?
> They'll be created into different directories. mbox is in .imap/ dirs,
> while Maildir doesn't use it. So you can delete the .imap/ dirs
> afterwards from wasting space.
Does this mean that DC with Maildir doesn't use indices OR that it 
doesn't use that directory tree?

Timo: Thanks SO much for your help.  Do you still have an Amazon wish 
list :)?

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