Dbox and Exim

Will Yardley dovecot.org at veggiechinese.net
Thu Oct 9 22:52:52 UTC 2014

On Thu, Oct 09, 2014 at 06:03:57PM +0200, Philon wrote:
> I’m really curious as to if I really understand you correctly. Neither Exim
> nor Postfix do need to support any mailbox format. They both should hand
> incoming mail to either LDA or LMTP.

Postfix has an LDA (local(8)). I believe Exim also has a builtin LDA.

local(8)                 - Postfix local mail delivery

Postfix's LDA can write to both Maildir and mbox mailboxes.

Of course, both MTAs let you specify an external LDA, but both do have
builtin ones.


More information about the dovecot mailing list