[Dovecot] maildir_copy_with_hardlinks on v.2.0.19

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Jul 31 21:42:55 EEST 2012

On 30.7.2012, at 13.36, mailing list subscriber wrote:

>>> userdb {
>>> driver = passwd
>>> }
>> Looks like you're using system users. Each mail then needs to be written using different permissions, so hard linking can't work.
> I am afraid this is incorrect:

The code that determines if Dovecot even attempts to use hard links is in:


So you could make it work if you chmod 0770 all of your maildir directories and chgrp them to the same group.

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