Dovecot mbox & other programs
darix at opensu.se
Mon Jun 8 21:06:26 UTC 2015
On 2015-06-08 14:48:12 +0200, Pali Rohár wrote:
> On Monday 08 June 2015 02:45:52 Marcus Rueckert wrote:
> > IMHO ... Maildir is a better format.
> Really? I do not think so! Having half of million (small) files in one
> directory is killer... which eats caches and slow down access time.
> Even listing such directory (without reading file contents) consume lot
> of CPU cycles...
1. modern filesystems
2. dovecot's caching
313k mails in single mailbox and no problems at all.
> PS: I'm not subscribed to this list, so please CC me!
you should change that. it isnt that high traffic.
or use the imap access provided here:
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