[Dovecot] Maildir messages

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Fri Jul 13 15:31:34 EEST 2012

>> the credit it deserves.
> The ideal is a hybrid - maildir for new mail, mbox (or mdbox) for longer term 
> storage...

True. Not did this as never got I/O problems because of mail.

For larger installations in may be adventageous to use mbox based archives 
on RAID5 (this would be mostly write-once) and RAID1 for rest.

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