[Dovecot] zlib_save per-user or per-mailbox?

/dev/rob0 rob0 at gmx.co.uk
Fri Sep 20 02:43:02 EEST 2013

On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 06:14:32PM -0500, /dev/rob0 wrote:
> We'd like to be able to activate zlib_save per-user or per-mailbox, 
> but it seems to be global, all or nothing. Search of this list 
> revealed a comment from Timo in 2012:
> http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2012-March/064909.html
> where he was thinking that compression per-namespace would be a 
> worthy feature. Was that done?
> I'm in the process of replacing a 2.0 system with 2.2 EE. The old 
> system had zlib_save activated, but seems to deliver to maildirs 
> without compression. Does a userdb_mail entry override global 
> zlib_save? (I'm about to test that, but duh, I am asking first.)

The test user having a nonstandard userdb_mail "maildir:~/mail", new 
mail was delivered in compressed format.
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