Dovecot Replication - Architecture Endianness?

Reuben Farrelly reuben-dovecot at
Thu May 7 11:24:11 UTC 2015

On 7/05/2015 7:47 AM, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On 04 May 2015, at 17:11, Reuben Farrelly <reuben-dovecot at>
> wrote:
>> On 4/05/2015 11:06 PM, Teemu Huovila wrote:
>> Even if this doesn't end up working I figure I'll get to learn a
>> little more about the indexes themselves in the process.
> dsyncing between servers (or in general using dsync-server) transfers
> all data using a portable protocol. So dsync source and destination
> can then have different endianess and it doesn't matter.

I've tested this out today and can confirm it all works well - starting 
from nothing and doing the entire sync using dovecot.  The takeaway from 
this is that for cross-arch replication an initial rsync is -not- the 
right thing to do in this situation.



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